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Name Walter, Donald Ellsworth
City Shreveport
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:

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

Walter, Donald Ellsworth
Born 1936 in Jennings, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 15, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on July 10, 1985, and received commission on July 11, 1985. Assumed senior status on November 30, 2001.

Education:
Louisiana State University, B.A., 1961
Louisiana State University Law School, J.D., 1964

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1957-1958
Private practice, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 1964-1969
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Louisiana, 1969-1977
Private practice, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1978-1985

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, August 5, 1976; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, October 5, 1984; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) EE-LA-0065 : EEOC v. Tasa, Inc. (d/b/a Orr Minden Country Chevrolet)
EE-LA-0103 : United States v. School Board of Caddo Parish
IM-WA-0016 : Ruiz-Diaz v. United States
JC-LA-0011 : U.S. v. Reid
JC-LA-0018 : U.S. v. Madison Parish
PC-MS-0001 : Gates v. Collier
SD-LA-0008 : US v. School Board of Beinville Parish, et al


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