William Hedgcock Webster

Personal

Birthday: 
1924
Birthplace: 
St. Louis, MO
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, 1950-1952; lieutenant junior grade, 1943-1946; lieutenant, 1950-1952
Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri, 1949-1950, 1952-1959, 1961-1970
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1960-1961
Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1978-1987
Director, Central Intelligence Agency, 1987-1991
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1991-

Education

Name of School: 
Amherst College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1947
Name of School - Second: 

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law

An education at Washington University School of Law provides the opportunity to combine outstanding teaching and a mastery of the fundamentals necessary for the practice of law.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1949

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
Court Name: 

Missouri Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/21/1970
Termination Date: 
8/10/1973
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
7/18/1973
Termination Date - Second: 
2/22/1978
Termination Reason - Second: 
Resignation
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