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William Henry Stafford Jr.

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
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Biography

Born 1931 in Masury, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Nominated by Gerald Ford on April 18, 1975, to a seat vacated by David L. Middlebrooks. Confirmed by the Senate on May 12, 1975, and received commission on May 14, 1975. Served as chief judge, 1981-1993. Assumed senior status on May 31, 1996.

Education:
Temple University, B.S., 1953
Temple University School of Law, LL.B., 1956

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy lieutenant junior grade, 1956-1960
Private practice, Pensacola, Florida, 1961-1969
Assistant city attorney, Pensacola, Florida, 1963
State attorney, First Judicial Circuit, Florida, 1967-1969
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Florida, 1969-1975

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Professional Experience
Judge
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
- Current
Served as chief judge, 1981-1993. Assumed senior status on May 31, 1996.
U.S. attorney
Northern District of Florida
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State attorney
First Judicial Circuit, Florida
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Attorney
Private practice, Pensacola, Florida
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Assistant city attorney
Pensacola, Florida
lieutenant junior grade
U.S. Navy
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Education
Temple University
LL.B. (1956)
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Temple University
B.S. (1953)
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Professional Associations
Florida State Bar  # 76985
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
Website
Federal Judicial Center Biography
Contact & Map
United States Courthouse
111 N Adams St
Tallahassee, FL 32301-7730
Telephone: (850) 521-3611
Fax: (850) 521-3618