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Name Wingate, Henry Travillion
City Jackson
State MS
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

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

Wingate, Henry Travillion
Born 1947 in Jackson, MS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 11, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on October 16, 1985, and received commission on October 17, 1985. Served as chief judge, 2003-2010.

Education:
Grinnell College, B.A., 1969
Yale Law School, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Community Legal Aid, Jackson, Mississippi, 1972-1973
Private practice, Jackson, Mississippi, 1973
U.S. Navy lieutenant, Naval Legal Services Office, 1973-1976; senior assistant defense counsel, 1973-1974; trial counsel, 1974-1976
Adjunct instructor, Golden Gate University, 1975-1976
Adjunct lecturer, Tidewater Community College, 1976
Special assistant attorney general, State of Mississippi, 1976-1980
Adjunct professor, Mississippi College School of Law, 1978-1983
Assistant district attorney, Mississippi Circuit Court, Seventh Judicial District, 1980-1984
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1983-
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of Mississippi, 1984-1985

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-MS-0003 : Burks v. Scott County
CW-MS-0002 : Troupe v. Barbour
FH-MS-0002 : United States v. First National Bank of Vicksburg
JC-MS-0009 : U.S. v. Forest City
JC-MS-0015 : U.S. v. Scott County
JC-MS-0019 : Cooper v. Noble
JI-MS-0004 : U.S. v. Mississippi
JI-MS-0010 : United States v. City of Meridian
PB-MS-0001 : Billy A. & Miss. Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities v. Lewis-Payton


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