William Augustus Bootle

Personal

Birthday: 
8/19/1902
Birthplace: 
Walterboro, SC
Date of Death: 
1/25/2005
Place of Death: 
Macon, GA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Macon, Georgia, 1925-1928, 1933-1954
Part-time professor, Mercer University, 1926-1937; acting dean, 1933-1937
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Georgia, 1928-1929
U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, 1929-1933

Education

Name of School: 
Mercer University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1924
Name of School - Second: 

Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law

Mercer law school's model curriculum focuses on ethics and practical skills. It was honored with the Gambrell Professionalism Award from the American Bar Association for its "depth and excellence" and "obvious commitment to professionalism."

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1925

Judicial Career

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

Georgia Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/20/1954
Retirement from Active Service: 
3/11/1972
Termination Date: 
1/25/2005
Termination Reason: 
Death
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