James S. Gwin

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James S. Gwin
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Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Incumbent
Assumed office
November 7, 1997
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Samuel H. Bell
Personal details
Born 1954 (age 59–60)
Canton, Ohio
Alma mater Kenyon College
University of Akron School of Law

James S. Gwin (born 1954) is a United States federal judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Born in Canton, Ohio in 1954, Gwin graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Louisville, Ohio, and received an A.B. from Kenyon College in 1976 and a J.D. from the University of Akron School of Law in 1979. He was in private practice in Canton from 1979 to 1989. He was a judge on the Stark County Common Pleas Court from 1989 to 1997.

Gwin was nominated by President Bill Clinton on July 31, 1997, to a seat on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio vacated by Samuel H. Bell. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 5, 1997, and received his commission on November 7, 1997.

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