William Ernest Miller

Personal

Birthday: 
2/3/1908
Birthplace: 
Johnson City, TN
Date of Death: 
4/12/1976
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1933-1955
Chancellor, Tennessee Chancery Court, First Judicial District, 1939-1940
U.S. Army major, Air Corps, 1942-1945

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, August 19, 1954; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, November 16, 1954; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Tennessee
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1930
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1933

Judicial Career

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

Tennessee Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/16/1955
Termination Date: 
7/13/1970
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
7/8/1970
Termination Date - Second: 
4/12/1976
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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