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Name Smith, Walter Scott Jr.
City Waco
State TX
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1940 in Marlin, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1940 in Marlin, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 11, 1984, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on October 3, 1984, and received commission on October 4, 1984. Served as chief judge, 2003-2010. Service terminated on September 14, 2016, due to retirement.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, 1983-1984

Education:
Baylor University, B.A., 1964
Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1966

Professional Career:

Private practice, Waco, Texas, 1966-1980
Judge, McLennan County [Texas] Fifty-Fourth District Court, 1980-1983


compress summary

Case(s) EE-TX-0432 : United States of America v. Sheriff of McLennan County and McLennan County
JC-TX-0021 : Bradshaw v. McLennan County

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