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Young, William G.

Born 1940 in Huntington, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on March 8, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1985, and received commission on April 4, 1985. Served as chief judge, 1999-2005.

Harvard University, A.B., 1962
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1967

Professional Career:

U.S. Army captain, 1962-1964
Law clerk, Hon. Raymond S. Wilkins, Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, 1967-68
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1968-1972, 1975-1978
Special assistant attorney general, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1970-1972
Chief counsel, Gov. Francis W. Sargent, Massachusetts, 1972-1974
Associate justice, Massachusetts Superior Court, 1978-1985
Lecturer in law, Boston College Law School, 1968-
Lecturer in law, Boston University Law School, 1979-
Lecturer in law, Harvard Law School, 1979-1990

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, September 11, 1984; no Senate vote