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W. Eugene Davis

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Eugene Davis
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   11/16/1983-Present
Preceded by:   Robert Ainsworth
Past post:   Western District of Louisiana
Past term:   1976-1983
Past position:   Seat #3
Personal History
Born:   1936
Hometown:   Winfield, AL
Law School:   Tulane Law School, 1960

W. Eugene Davis (b. 1936) is a federal appeals judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He joined the court in 1983 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Winfield, Alabama, Davis graduated from Tulane with his Juris Doctor degree in 1960.[1]

Professional career

Davis was a private practice attorney in the State of Louisiana from 1960 to 1976.[1]

Judicial career

Western District of Louisiana

Davis was nominated to the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana by President Gerald Ford on August 5, 1976 to a seat vacated by Richard Putnam. Davis was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 17, 1976 and received commission on September 21, 1976.[1]

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Davis was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit by President Ronald Reagan on November 1, 1983 to a seat vacated by Robert Ainsworth, Jr.. Davis was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 15, 1983 and received commission on November 16, 1983.[1]

Awards and associations

  • 2014: American Inns of Court Circuit Professionalism Award[2]

See also

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References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Richard Putnam
Western District of Louisiana
1976–1983
Seat #3
Succeeded by:
John Duhe
Preceded by:
Robert Ainsworth
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
1983–present
Succeeded by:
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