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Wingate, Henry Travillion

Born 1947 in Jackson, MS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 11, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on October 16, 1985, and received commission on October 17, 1985. Served as chief judge, 2003-2010.

Grinnell College, B.A., 1969
Yale Law School, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Community Legal Aid, Jackson, Mississippi, 1972-1973
Private practice, Jackson, Mississippi, 1973
U.S. Navy lieutenant, Naval Legal Services Office, 1973-1976; senior assistant defense counsel, 1973-1974; trial counsel, 1974-1976
Adjunct instructor, Golden Gate University, 1975-1976
Adjunct lecturer, Tidewater Community College, 1976
Special assistant attorney general, State of Mississippi, 1976-1980
Adjunct professor, Mississippi College School of Law, 1978-1983
Assistant district attorney, Mississippi Circuit Court, Seventh Judicial District, 1980-1984
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1983-
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of Mississippi, 1984-1985