Junius Foy Guin Jr.

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Junius Foy Guin Jr.
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
In office
February 3, 1989 – November 8, 2016
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
In office
April 18, 1973 – February 3, 1989
Appointed byRichard Nixon
Preceded byClarence W. Allgood
Succeeded byEdwin L. Nelson
Personal details
Born
Junius Foy Guin Jr.

(1924-02-02)February 2, 1924
Russellville, Alabama
DiedNovember 8, 2016(2016-11-08) (aged 92)
EducationUniversity of Alabama (A.B.)
University of Alabama School of Law (J.D.)

Junius Foy Guin Jr. (February 2, 1924 – November 8, 2016) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Russellville, Alabama, Guin was in the United States Army during World War II from 1943 to 1946, serving as an infantry officer and achieving the rank of Lieutenant. He received a Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1947, and was in private practice in Russellville from 1948 to 1973. He received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from the University of Alabama in 1975.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On March 20, 1973, Guin was nominated by President Richard Nixon to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama vacated by Judge Clarence W. Allgood. Guin was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 10, 1973, and received his commission on April 18, 1973.[1] He assumed senior status on February 3, 1989, and died at the age of 92 on November 8, 2016.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Junius Foy Guin Jr. at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
  2. ^ "Junius Foy Guin Jr.'s obituary".

External links[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
Clarence W. Allgood
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
1973–1989
Succeeded by
Edwin L. Nelson