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Name Timbers, William Homer
City New York
State NY
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:

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

Timbers, William Homer
Born September 5, 1915, in Yonkers, NY
Died November 26, 1994, in Suffield, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 11, 1960, to a seat vacated by J. Joseph Smith. Confirmed by the Senate on September 1, 1960, and received commission on September 2, 1960. Served as chief judge, 1964-1971. Service terminated on August 6, 1971, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on May 13, 1971, to a seat vacated by Robert Palmer Anderson. Confirmed by the Senate on July 29, 1971, and received commission on July 29, 1971. Assumed senior status on July 10, 1981. Service terminated on November 26, 1994, due to death.

Education:
Dartmouth College, A.B., 1937
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1940

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1940-1948, 1956-1960
Private practice, Stamford, Connecticut, 1948-1953
General counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1953-1956

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, August 27, 1959; no Senate vote
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Case(s) ID-NY-0005 : Society for Good Will to Retarded Children Inc. v. Cuomo
IM-NY-0032 : Lewis-Mota v. Secretary of Labor
IM-NY-0035 : Marrone v. U. S. Immigration & Naturalization Service
JC-NY-0007 : Rhem v. Malcolm
JC-NY-0049 : Sala v. County of Suffolk
MH-NY-0003 : Foe v. Cuomo
PC-NY-0021 : Abdul Wali v. Coughlin
PC-NY-0029 : Badgley v. Varelas


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