Donald Ellsworth Walter

Personal

Birthday: 
1936
Birthplace: 
Jennings, LA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1957-1958
Private practice, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 1964-1969
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Louisiana, 1969-1977
Private practice, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1978-1985

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, August 5, 1976; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, October 5, 1984; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Louisiana State University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1961
Name of School - Second: 

Paul M Hebert Law Center Louisiana State University

LSU Law Center offers training in both civil law, used in Louisiana and in 60% of the world's jurisdictions, and common law, in force in 49 other states and in 40% of the glob.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1964

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
Court Name: 

Louisiana Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
7/11/1985
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/30/2001
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