William Holcombe Pryor Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1962
Birthplace: 
Mobile, AL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. John Minor Wisdom, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1987-1988
Private practice, Alabama, 1988-1995
Adjunct professor, Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, 1989-1995
Deputy attorney general, State of Alabama, 1995-1997
Attorney general, State of Alabama, 1997-2004
Commissioner, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 2013-

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, April 9, 2003; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, March 12, 2004; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Northeast Louisiana University (now University of Louisiana at Monroe)
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1984
Name of School - Second: 

Tulane University Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1987

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Court Name: 

Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/10/2005
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