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Name Hanson, William Cook
City St. Louis
State MO
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:

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

Hanson, William Cook
Born May 14, 1909, in Green County, IA
Died June 6, 1995

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on June 23, 1962, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on July 13, 1962, and received commission on July 23, 1962. Served as chief judge, 1971-1977. Assumed senior status on August 15, 1977. Service terminated on June 6, 1995, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on June 23, 1962, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on July 13, 1962, and received commission on July 23, 1962. Assumed senior status on August 15, 1977. Service terminated on June 6, 1995, due to death.

Education:
University of Iowa, B.A., 1933
University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 1935

Professional Career:
Private practice, Jefferson, Iowa, 1935-1955
County attorney, Greene County, Iowa, 1939-1947
Judge, Iowa District Court, Sixteenth Judicial District, 1955-1962

Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) ID-ND-0003 : Assoc. for Retarded Citizens of North Dakota v. Olson
JC-MN-0003 : Jane Does 1-100 v. Omodt
PC-IA-0009 : Kelly v. Brewer
PC-IA-0013 : Remmers v. Brewer
PC-IA-0015 : Teterud v. Gillman
PC-IA-0022 : Voshell v. Spence


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