Lyonel Thomas Senter Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
7/30/1933
Birthplace: 
Fulton, MS
Date of Death: 
5/18/2011
Place of Death: 
Tupelo, MS
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Aberdeen, Mississippi, 1959-1968
County prosecutor, Monroe County, Mississippi, 1960-1963
Commissioner, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi, 1966-1968
Judge, Mississippi Circuit Court, First Judicial District, 1968-1979

Education

Name of School: 
Mississippi Southern College (now University of Southern Mississippi)
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1956
Name of School - Second: 

University of Mississippi School of Law

The University of Mississippi School of Law draws its strength inside and outside the classroom from a dynamic faculty, whose diverse interests and experiences, serve our students and surrounding communities. The faculty offers students a wide range of practical courses from business transaction and tax courses to in-depth clinical experiences in domestic violence, immigration, and criminal appeals. Our faculty is characterized by diverse idealogical and methodological perspectives that enrich the lives of our students. The variety of textbooks and coursebooks published by our faculty in such areas of family law, intellectual property, and tort law is testament to the dedication to pedagogical method at the Law School.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1959
Name of School - Third: 
National Judicial College

Judicial Career

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

Mississippi Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/21/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
7/30/1998
Termination Date: 
5/18/2011
Termination Reason: 
Death
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