Walter J. Gex III

Personal

Birthday: 
1939
Birthplace: 
Bay St. Louis, MS
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Jackson, Mississippi, 1963-1972
Private practice, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, 1972-1986

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, December 4, 1985; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Mississippi
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1962
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: 
1963

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: 
2/26/1986
Retirement from Active Service: 
3/24/2004
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