William H. Steele

Personal

Birthday: 
1951
Birthplace: 
Tuscumbia, AL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Marine Corps, 1972-1979
Alabama Army National Guard, 1979-1990
U.S. Army Reserve (retired), 1990-1997
Law clerk and bailiff, Alabama District Court, Tuscaloosa County, 1981
Assistant and chief assistant district attorney, Mobile County, Alabama, 1981-1987
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of Alabama, 1987-1989

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, October 9, 2001; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Southern Mississippi
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1972
Name of School - Second: 

University of Alabama School of Law

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1980

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
Court Name: 

Alabama Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/14/2003
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama, 1990-2003

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