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Name Stafford, William Henry Jr.
City Tallahassee
State FL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
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Stafford, William Henry Jr.
Born 1931 in Masury, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. ... read more
For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=2264

Stafford, William Henry Jr.
Born 1931 in Masury, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Nominated by Gerald Ford on April 18, 1975, to a seat vacated by David L. Middlebrooks. Confirmed by the Senate on May 12, 1975, and received commission on May 14, 1975. Served as chief judge, 1981-1993. Assumed senior status on May 31, 1996.

Education:
Temple University, B.S., 1953
Temple University School of Law, LL.B., 1956

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy lieutenant junior grade, 1956-1960
Private practice, Pensacola, Florida, 1961-1969
Assistant city attorney, Pensacola, Florida, 1963
State attorney, First Judicial Circuit, Florida, 1967-1969
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Florida, 1969-1975



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

Stafford, William Henry Jr.
Born 1931 in Masury, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Nominated by Gerald Ford on April 18, 1975, to a seat vacated by David L. Middlebrooks. Confirmed by the Senate on May 12, 1975, and received commission on May 14, 1975. Served as chief judge, 1981-1993. Assumed senior status on May 31, 1996.

Education:
Temple University, B.S., 1953
Temple University School of Law, LL.B., 1956

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy lieutenant junior grade, 1956-1960
Private practice, Pensacola, Florida, 1961-1969
Assistant city attorney, Pensacola, Florida, 1963
State attorney, First Judicial Circuit, Florida, 1967-1969
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Florida, 1969-1975


compress summary

Case(s) CJ-NV-0001 : American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada v. Masto
EE-FL-0146 : Forehand v. Florida State Hosp. at Chattahoochee
EE-FL-0148 : Griffin v. Singletary
ID-FL-0002 : JR v. Hansen
JC-FL-0001 : Arias v. Wainwright
JI-FL-0005 : H.C. v. Jarrard
NS-DC-0049 : In Re Electronic Surveillance and Physical Search of International Terrorist Groups, Their Agents, and Related Targets [Raw Take Order Docket 02-431]
PB-FL-0015 : Brenner v. Scott
PC-FL-0017 : Lee v. Singletary


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