Glen H. Davidson

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Glen H. Davidson
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
Assumed office
June 1, 2007
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
In office
2000–2007
Preceded byNeal Brooks Biggers Jr.
Succeeded byMichael P. Mills
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
In office
October 17, 1985 – June 1, 2007
Appointed byRonald Reagan
Preceded bySeat established by 98 Stat. 333
Succeeded bySharion Aycock
Personal details
Born
Glen H. Davidson

1941 (age 78–79)
Pontotoc, Mississippi
EducationUniversity of Mississippi (B.A.)
University of Mississippi School of Law (J.D.)

Glen H. Davidson (born 1941) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Pontotoc, Mississippi, Davidson received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Mississippi in 1962 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1965. He was a city prosecutor for Tupelo, Mississippi, in 1965. He was a United States Air Force captain, JAG Corps from 1966 to 1969, thereafter entering private practice in Tupelo from 1969 to 1981. He was an assistant district attorney of First Judicial District of Mississippi from 1969 to 1974 and a district attorney of First Judicial District of Mississippi in 1975. He was the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi from 1981 to 1985.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On July 23, 1985, Davidson was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi created by 98 Stat. 333. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 17, 1985, and received his commission on October 17, 1985. He served as Chief Judge from 2000 to 2007, assuming senior status on June 1, 2007.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Davidson, Glen H. - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 98 Stat. 333
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
1985–2007
Succeeded by
Sharion Aycock
Preceded by
Neal Brooks Biggers Jr.
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
2000–2007
Succeeded by
Michael P. Mills