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Name Webster, William Hedgcock
City St. Louis
State MO
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:

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

Webster, William Hedgcock
Born 1924 in St. Louis, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on December 8, 1970, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on December 17, 1970, and received commission on December 21, 1970. Service terminated on August 10, 1973, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on June 13, 1973, to a seat vacated by Marion Charles Matthes. Confirmed by the Senate on July 13, 1973, and received commission on July 18, 1973. Service terminated on February 22, 1978, due to resignation.

Education:
Amherst College, A.B., 1947
Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1949

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, 1950-1952; lieutenant junior grade, 1943-1946; lieutenant, 1950-1952
Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri, 1949-1950, 1952-1959, 1961-1970
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1960-1961
Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1978-1987
Director, Central Intelligence Agency, 1987-1991
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1991-
Research Collections

compress summary

Case(s) ID-MN-0001 : Welsch v. Likins
JC-MO-0004 : Tyler v. Percich
PC-IA-0013 : Remmers v. Brewer


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