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Name Kidd, William Matthew
City Morgantown
State WV
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:

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

Kidd, William Matthew
Born June 15, 1918, in Burnsville, WV
Died December 20, 1998, in Morgantown, WV

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on November 30, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on December 20, 1979, and received commission on December 21, 1979. Service terminated on January 14, 1983, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
Reassigned on January 14, 1983, to a new seat authorized by 96 Stat. 2601. Assumed senior status on January 15, 1990. Service terminated on December 20, 1998, due to death.

Education:
West Virginia University College of Law, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy, 1942-1945
State delegate, West Virginia, 1950-1952
Private practice, West Virginia, 1952-1974
Prosecutor, Braxton County, West Virginia, 1962-1970
Judge, West Virginia Circuit Court, Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, 1974-1979; chief judge, 1976-1979

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