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Name Shaw, John Malach
City Opelousas
State LA
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:

Shaw, John Malach
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Shaw, John Malach
Born November 14, 1931, in Beaumont, TX
Died December 24, 1999, in Lafayette, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 5, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1979, and received commission on September 26, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1991-1996. Assumed senior status on November 15, 1996. Service terminated on December 24, 1999, due to death.

Education:
Washington and Lee University, B.S., 1953
Louisiana State University Law School, J.D., 1956

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1956-1958
U.S. Army Reserve captain, 1958-1964
Private practice, Opelousas, Louisiana, 1958-1979

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