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  Hungate, William L.
NameWilliam L. Hungate
Bowling Green, Missouri , United States
Born December 24, 1922
Died June 22, 2007 (84 years)
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifedRBH
Dec 13, 2014 04:15pm
Infoborn in Benton, Franklin County, Ill., December 24, 1922; moved with parents to Bowling Green, Mo., in 1929; attended the public schools, Central Methodist College, Fayette, Mo., and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor; University of Missouri at Columbia, A.B., 1943; served in the United States Army from September 1943 to January 1946, serving overseas as a private first class, with the Ninety-fifth Infantry Division; received Combat Infantry Badge and Bronze Star; Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1948, J.D., 1969; was admitted to the bar in 1948 and began the practice of law in Troy, Mo.; served three terms as prosecuting attorney of Lincoln County, and as special assistant attorney general from 1958 until his election to Congress; elected on November 3, 1964, as a Democrat to the Eighty-eighth Congress in a special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Clarence Cannon, and at the same time elected to the Eighty-ninth Congress; reelected to the five succeeding Congresses, and served from November 3, 1964, to January 3, 1977; was not a candidate for reelection in 1976 to the Ninety-fifth Congress; professor of politics, University of Missouri at St. Louis, 1977-1979; resumed the practice of law in St. Louis, 1977-1979; confirmed by the United States Senate September 25, 1979, to be United States district judge for the eastern district of Missouri; president, American Bar Association?s National Conference of Federal Trial Judges, 1985-1986; is a resident of St. Louis County, Mo.


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