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Name Keady, William Colbert
City Greenville
State MS
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born April 2, 1913, in Greenville, MS
Died June 16, 1989

Federal Judicial Service:
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born April 2, 1913, in Greenville, MS
Died June 16, 1989

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on March 26, 1968, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 75. Confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1968, and received commission on April 4, 1968. Served as chief judge, 1968-1982. Assumed senior status on April 26, 1983. Service terminated on June 16, 1989, due to death.

Education:
Washington University School of Law, LL.B., 1936

Professional Career:

Private practice, Greenville, Mississippi, 1936-1968
State representative, Mississippi, 1940-1943
State senator, Mississippi, 1944-1945
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1977-1980


compress summary

Case(s) IM-MS-0001 : Jagnandan v. Giles
PC-MS-0001 : Gates v. Collier
SD-MS-0017 : Quarles v. Oxford Municipal Separate School District
SD-MS-0035 : 30 Related School Desegregation Cases in the Southern District of Mississippi

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