John Mercer Walker Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1940
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Marine Corps Reserve private first class, 1963-1967
State counsel, Republic of Botswana (Africa-Asia Public Service Fellowship), 1966-1968
Private practice, New York City, 1969-1970, 1975-1981
Assistant U.S. attorney, Criminal Division, Southern District of New York, 1970-1975
Assistant secretary of the treasury, 1981-1985
Special counsel, Administrative Conference of the United States, 1987-1992

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1962
Name of School - Second: 

University of Michigan Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1966

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
7/22/1985
Termination Date: 
12/19/1989
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
11/27/1989
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
9/30/2006
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