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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama|
|Appointed by:||George H.W. Bush|
|Active:||5/14/1991 - 5/17/2004|
|Chief:||1998 - 2004|
|Senior:||5/17/2004 - Present|
|Preceded by:||Joel Dubina|
|Succeeded by:||William Watkins|
|Home State:||Andalusia, AL|
|Bachelors:||U. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, B.A., 1959|
|Law School:||U. of Alabama Law, LL.B., 1960|
William Harold Albritton III is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. He joined the court in 1991 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. Albritton is a Judge serving on senior status.
Early life and education
Born in Andalusia, Alabama, Albritton graduated from the University of Alabama in 1959 with his Bachelor's Degree and later obtained his Juris Doctor degree in 1960. Albritton served in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1962, and the U.S. Army Reserves from 1962 to 1968.
Middle District of Alabama
Albritton was nominated to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama by George H.W. Bush on March 11, 1991 to a seat vacated by Joel Dubina. Albritton was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 9, 1991 on a Senate vote and received commission on May 14, 1991. Albritton served as the Chief Judge of the Court from 1998 to 2004. Albritton assumed senior status on May 17, 2004. Albritton was succeeded in this position by William Watkins.
- The Birmingham News, "New Alabama State Bar award honors Judge W. Harold Albritton," September 25, 2011
- Judge William Albritton Federal Judicial Center Biography
|Federal judicial offices|
|Middle District of Alabama
Truman Hobbs • William Albritton •
|Magistrate judges||Terry F. Moorer • Susan Walker • Wallace Capel, Jr. •|
|Former Article III judges||
William Crawford • John Gayle • William Giles Jones • Richard Busteed • George Washington Lane • John Bruce • Joel Dubina • Thomas Goode Jones • Henry De Lamar Clayton • Charles Brents Kennamer • Ira De Ment • Thomas Pittman • Robert Varner • Frank M. Johnson, Jr. •
|Former Chief judges|