Jerre Stockton Williams

Personal

Birthday: 
8/21/1916
Birthplace: 
Denver, CO
Date of Death: 
8/29/1993
Place of Death: 
Austin, TX
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Instructor in law, University of Iowa, 1941-1942
Assistant attorney, Office of Price Administration, 1942
U.S. Army captain, Air Force, 1942-1946
Assistant professor of law, University of Denver, 1946
Professor, University of Texas, 1946-1967, 1970-1980; associate professor of law, 1946-1950; professor of law, 1950-1967; John B. Connally chair of civil jurisprudence, 1970-1980
Associate director, Study of Loyalty-Security Program, Association of the Bar of New York City, 1955-56
Consultant, U.S. Bureau of the Budget, 1966-1967
Chairman, Administrative Conference of the United States, 1968-1970

Education

Name of School: 
University of Denver
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1938
Name of School - Second: 

Columbia Law School

Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1941

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Court Name: 

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/18/1980
Retirement from Active Service: 
7/2/1990
Termination Date: 
8/29/1993
Termination Reason: 
Death
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