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Name Hand, William Brevard
City Mobile
State AL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Hand, William Brevard
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Hand, William Brevard
Born January 18, 1924, in Mobile, AL
Died September 6, 2008, in Mobile, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on July 26, 1971, to a seat vacated by Daniel H. Thomas. Confirmed by the Senate on September 21, 1971, and received commission on September 22, 1971. Served as chief judge, 1981-1989. Assumed senior status on January 19, 1989. Service terminated on September 6, 2008, due to death.

Education:
University of Alabama, B.S., 1947
University of Alabama School of Law, LL.B., 1949

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1943-1946
Private practice, Mobile, Alabama, 1949-1971

compress summary

Case(s) PC-AL-0021 : Edwards v. Johnson
PC-AL-0029 : McCray v. Sullivan


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