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Lee, Tom Stewart

Born 1941 in Jackson, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 15, 1984, to a seat vacated by Dan Monroe Russell, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on June 11, 1984, and received commission on June 11, 1984. Served as chief judge, 1996-2003. Assumed senior status on April 8, 2006.

Mississippi College, B.A., 1963
University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1965

Professional Career:

U.S. Army Reserve captain, JAG Corps, 1965-1973
Private practice, Forest, Mississippi, 1965-1984
Prosecutor, Scott County, Mississippi, 1968-1971
Judge, Scott County [Mississippi] Youth Court, 1979-1982
Judge, Forest [Mississippi] Municipal Court, 1982