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Cox, William Harold

Born June 23, 1901, in Indianola, MS
Died February 25, 1988, in Jackson, MS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on June 20, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on June 27, 1961, and received commission on June 30, 1961. Served as chief judge, 1962-1971. Assumed senior status on October 4, 1982. Service terminated on February 25, 1988, due to death.

University of Mississippi, B.S., 1924
University of Mississippi School of Law, LL.B., 1924

Professional Career:

Private practice, Jackson, Mississippi, 1924-1961