Hon. W. Eugene Davis

Last modified on: 02-16-2016 14:00:36

Circuit Judge
(United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit)

Entered Office: 11-16-1983

General Information

Birthdate: 1936


Personal Information

Judge Davis chose to take Senior Status in January 2017

Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
Nominated by Gerald Ford on August 5, 1976, to a seat vacated by Richard J. Putnam; Confirmed by the Senate on September 17, 1976, and received commission on September 21, 1976. Service terminated on December 9, 1983, due to appointment to another judicial position.

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on November 1, 1983, to a seat vacated by Robert Andrew Ainsworth, Jr.; Confirmed by the Senate on November 15, 1983, and received commission on November 16, 1983.

Education:
Tulane Law School, J.D., 1960

Professional Career:
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1960-1964
Private practice, New Iberia, Louisiana 1964-1976

Contact and Phone Numbers

800 Lafayette St., Suite 5100
Lafayette, LA 70501-6883
(337) 593-5280