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Name Russell, Dan Monroe Jr.
City Gulfport
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 Aug 15, 2016:

Russell, Dan Monroe Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Russell, Dan Monroe Jr.
Born March 15, 1913, in Magee, MS
Died April 16, 2011, in Gulfport, MS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on September 24, 1965, to a seat vacated by Sidney C. Mize. Confirmed by the Senate on October 1, 1965, and received commission on October 2, 1965. Served as chief judge, 1971-1982. Assumed senior status on October 25, 1983. Service terminated on April 16, 2011, due to death.

Education:
University of Mississippi, B.A., 1935
University of Mississippi School of Law, LL.B., 1937

Professional Career:
Claims adjuster, Jackson, Mississippi, 1937-1938
Private practice, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, 1938-1941, 1945-1965
U.S. Navy lieutenant commander, Office of Naval Intelligence, 1941-1945
Bibliography

compress summary

Case(s) SD-MS-0030 : Singleton v. Jackson Municipal Separate School District
SD-MS-0035 : 30 Related School Desegregation Cases in the Southern District of Mississippi

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