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Name Owens, Wilbur Dawson Jr.
City Macon
State GA
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:

Owens, Wilbur Dawson Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Owens, Wilbur Dawson Jr.
Born February 1, 1930, in Albany, GA
Died April 28, 2010, in Macon, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on January 21, 1972, to a seat vacated by William A. Bootle. Confirmed by the Senate on February 17, 1972, and received commission on March 1, 1972. Served as chief judge, 1980-1995. Assumed senior status on February 1, 1995. Service terminated on April 28, 2010, due to death.

Education:
University of Georgia School of Law, LL.B., 1952

Professional Career:
U.S. Air Force, 1952-1954
U.S. Air Force Reserve, 1954-1968
Private practice, Albany, Georgia, 1954-1955
Vice president and trust officer, Bank of Albany [Georgia], 1955-1959
Secretary-treasurer, Southeastern Mortgage Company, Albany, Georgia, 1959-1962
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Georgia, 1962-1965
Private practice, Macon, Georgia, 1965-1972

compress summary

Case(s) JC-GA-0012 : Wilson & U.S. v. Thompson
JC-GA-0013 : Wilson v. Kelley & Bloodworth
PC-GA-0002 : Daniels v. Zant


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