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Name Wellford, Harry Walker
City Memphis
State TN
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:

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

Wellford, Harry Walker
Born 1924 in Memphis, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on November 24, 1970, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on December 11, 1970, and received commission on December 12, 1970. Service terminated on September 10, 1982, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on July 27, 1982, to a seat vacated by Bailey Brown. Confirmed by the Senate on August 20, 1982, and received commission on August 20, 1982. Assumed senior status on January 15, 1991.

Education:
Washington and Lee University, B.A., 1947
Vanderbilt University Law School, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy ensign, 1944-1946
Private practice, Memphis, Tennessee, 1950-1970

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, August 4, 1976; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) EE-MI-0189 : Huguley v. General Motors Corp.
JC-MI-0001 : O'Bryan v. Saginaw County
PC-KY-0001 : Canterino & U.S. v. Wilson
PC-KY-0007 : Kendrick v. Bland
PC-MI-0002 : Glover v. Johnson
PC-MI-0003 : Hadix v. Johnson
PC-MI-0006 : Knop v. Johnson
PC-MI-0014 : Walker v. Johnson
PC-MI-0034 : In re Jackson Lockdown/MCO Cases
PC-OH-0017 : Wilson v. Seiter


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