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Osteen, William Lindsay, Sr.

Born July 15, 1930, in Greensboro, NC
Died August 9, 2009

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on April 25, 1991, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on June 14, 1991, and received commission on June 18, 1991. Assumed senior status on April 3, 2006. Service terminated on September 14, 2007, due to retirement.

Guilford College, A.B., 1953
University of North Carolina School of Law, LL.B., 1956

Professional Career:

U.S. Army Reserve, 1948-1951
Private practice, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, 1956-1958
Private practice, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1958-1969, 1974-1991
U.S. attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina, 1969-1974