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Name Wallace, William Robert
City Troy
State OK
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 February 21, 1886, in Troy, TX
Died June 24, 1960

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

Born February 21, 1886, in Troy, TX
Died June 24, 1960

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
Nominated by Harry S Truman on April 17, 1950, to a seat vacated by Bower Broaddus. Confirmed by the Senate on June 2, 1950, and received commission on June 8, 1950. Service terminated on June 24, 1960, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
Nominated by Harry S Truman on April 17, 1950, to a seat vacated by Bower Broaddus. Confirmed by the Senate on June 2, 1950, and received commission on June 8, 1950. Service terminated on June 24, 1960, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
Nominated by Harry S Truman on April 17, 1950, to a seat vacated by Bower Broaddus. Confirmed by the Senate on June 2, 1950, and received commission on June 8, 1950. Service terminated on June 24, 1960, due to death.

Education:
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Read law, 1910

Professional Career:

Private practice, Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, 1910-1925
State representative, Oklahoma, 1909-1910
City attorney, Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, 1911-1912
Judge, Garvin County [Oklahoma] Court, 1913-1917
State senator, Oklahoma, 1919-1923
Private practice, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1925-1950
Chairman, Oklahoma Public Welfare Commission, 1939-1942


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