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Dwyer, William Lee

Born March 26, 1929, in Olympia, WA
Died February 12, 2002, in Seattle, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on July 28, 1987, to a seat vacated by Donald S. Voorhees. Confirmed by the Senate on November 5, 1987, and received commission on November 6, 1987. Assumed senior status on December 1, 1998. Service terminated on February 12, 2002, due to death.

University of Washington, B.S., 1951
New York University School of Law, LL.B., 1953

Professional Career:

U.S. Army lieutenant, JAG Corps, 1953-1956
Law clerk, Supreme Court of the State of Washington, 1957
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1957-1987

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, September 26, 1986; no Senate vote