History of the Federal Judiciary

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Gex, Walter J. III
Born 1939 in Bay St. Louis, MS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on January 29, 1986, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on February 25, 1986, and received commission on February 26, 1986. Assumed senior status on March 24, 2004.

University of Mississippi, B.A., 1962
University of Mississippi School of Law, LL.B., 1963

Professional Career:
Private practice, Jackson, Mississippi, 1963-1972
Private practice, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, 1972-1986

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, December 4, 1985; no Senate vote


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