Henry Travillion Wingate

Personal

Birthday: 
1947
Birthplace: 
Jackson, MS
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Community Legal Aid, Jackson, Mississippi, 1972-1973
Private practice, Jackson, Mississippi, 1973
U.S. Navy lieutenant, Naval Legal Services Office, 1973-1976; senior assistant defense counsel, 1973-1974; trial counsel, 1974-1976
Adjunct instructor, Golden Gate University, 1975-1976
Adjunct lecturer, Tidewater Community College, 1976
Special assistant attorney general, State of Mississippi, 1976-1980
Adjunct professor, Mississippi College School of Law, 1978-1983
Assistant district attorney, Mississippi Circuit Court, Seventh Judicial District, 1980-1984
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1983-
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of Mississippi, 1984-1985

Education

Name of School: 
Grinnell College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1969
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1972

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
Court Name: 

Mississippi Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/17/1985
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