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Thomas Shaffer Williams

Thomas Shaffer Williams, American judge. Bar: Wisconsin 1958, United States District Court (eastern district) Wisconsin 1958. Member National Conference State Trial Judges (delegate 1980-1983, 88—, executive committee 1984-1987, 93-95), Judicial Council Wisconsin (chairman 1986-1989).

Background

  • Williams, Thomas Shaffer was born on July 3, 1933 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Eugene G. and Virginia (Shaffer) Williams.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Carleton College, 1955. Postgraduate, Harvard University Law School, 1956. Juris Doctor, University Wisconsin, 1958.

    Career

    • Associate to partner Williams, Meyers & Williams, Oshkosh, 1958-1973. County judge Winnebago County Court, Branch I, 1974-1978. Circuit judge Winnebago County Circuit Court, Branch 3, 1978-1998.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Wisconsin 1958, United States District Court (eastern district) Wisconsin 1958.

    Works

    • Co-author: Wisconsin Benchbook, 1982-1998.

    Membership

    Member National Conference State Trial Judges (delegate 1980-1983, 88—, executive committee 1984-1987, 93-95), Judicial Council Wisconsin (chairman 1986-1989).

    Connections

    • Married Valerie Pressendo, June 15, 1956. Children: Barbara, John, Daniel, Jean, Richard.
    • father: Eugene G. Williams
    • mother: Virginia (Shaffer) Williams
    • spouse: Valerie Pressendo
    • children: Barbara Williams
    • John Williams
    • Daniel Williams
    • Jean Williams
    • Richard Williams
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