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Charles Wycliffe Joiner (February 14, 1916 – March 10, 2017) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Charles Wycliffe Joiner
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
In office
August 15, 1984 – March 10, 2017
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
In office
June 9, 1972 – August 15, 1984
Appointed byRichard Nixon
Preceded byTalbot Smith
Succeeded byBarbara Kloka Hackett
Personal details
Born
Charles Wycliffe Joiner

(1916-02-14)February 14, 1916
Maquoketa, Iowa
DiedMarch 10, 2017(2017-03-10) (aged 101)
Naples, Florida
EducationUniversity of Iowa (B.A.)
University of Iowa College of Law (J.D.)

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Education and careerEdit

Born on February 14, 1916, in Maquoketa, Iowa,[1] Joiner received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Iowa in 1937 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1939. He was in private practice in Des Moines, Iowa from 1939 to 1947. He was in the United States Army Air Corps as a Lieutenant during World War II, from 1943 to 1945. He was a member of the faculty of University of Michigan Law School from 1947 to 1965. He was an associate dean for the University of Michigan Law School from 1960 to 1968. He was acting dean of the University of Michigan Law School from 1965 to 1966. He was an Alderman for the City of Ann Arbor, Michigan from 1955 to 1959. He was director of research and drafting for the Constitutional Convention of the State of Michigan from 1961 to 1962. He was a dean and professor of law at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan from 1967 to 1972. He was a lecturer in law for the University of Michigan Law School from 1974 to 1984.[2]

Federal judicial serviceEdit

On April 25, 1972, Joiner was nominated by President Richard Nixon to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan vacated by Judge Talbot Smith. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 8, 1972, and received his commission on June 9, 1972. He assumed senior status on August 15, 1984.[2] He turned 100 in February 2016[3] and died on March 10, 2017 in Naples, Florida at the age of 101.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Charles Wycliffe Joiner". ca6.uscourts.gov. Archived from the original on 2010-05-27. Retrieved 2011-01-16.
  2. ^ a b Charles Wycliffe Joiner at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
  3. ^ Benson, Jocelyn (2016-02-16). "Interview with former Wayne Law Dean Charles Joiner, 100". Wayne State University. Retrieved 2016-07-28.
  4. ^ ""Judge Charles W. Joiner February 14, 1916 – March 10, 2017", United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, March 16, 2017" (PDF).

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Talbot Smith
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
1972–1984
Succeeded by
Barbara Kloka Hackett