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Name Williams, Paul X
City Booneville
State AR
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 19, 1908, in Booneville, AR
Died January 24, 1994, in Booneville, AR

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

Born February 19, 1908, in Booneville, AR
Died January 24, 1994, in Booneville, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on May 24, 1967, to a seat vacated by John E. Miller. Confirmed by the Senate on June 12, 1967, and received commission on June 12, 1967. Served as chief judge, 1973-1981. Assumed senior status on October 31, 1981. Service terminated on January 24, 1994, due to death.

Education:
University of Arkansas, B.A., 1929
University of Arkansas School of Law, LL.B., 1930

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy lieutenant commander, 1942-1946
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Arkansas, 1947-1948
Chancellor, Arkansas Chancery Court, 1949-1967


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