Wilbur Dawson Owens Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
2/1/1930
Birthplace: 
Albany, GA
Date of Death: 
4/28/2010
Place of Death: 
Macon, GA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Air Force, 1952-1954
U.S. Air Force Reserve, 1954-1968
Private practice, Albany, Georgia, 1954-1955
Vice president and trust officer, Bank of Albany [Georgia], 1955-1959
Secretary-treasurer, Southeastern Mortgage Company, Albany, Georgia, 1959-1962
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Georgia, 1962-1965
Private practice, Macon, Georgia, 1965-1972

Education

Name of School: 

University of Georgia School of Law

Impressive Faculty - Includes authors of some of our country's leading legal scholarship, recipients of UGA's highest award for teaching excellence, Fulbright scholars, former law clerks to the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal courts, and former editors in chief of law reviews as well as former trial and corporate attorneys. Talented Student Body - Among the most selective public law schools in the nation, with LSATs of entering students near the top 10 percent of test takers nationwide and outstanding undergraduate GPAs.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1952

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
Court Name: 

Georgia Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/1/1972
Retirement from Active Service: 
2/1/1995
Termination Date: 
4/28/2010
Termination Reason: 
Death
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