Nauman Scott

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Nauman Steele Scott II
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
In office
December 4, 1984 – September 19, 2001
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
In office
1976–1984
Preceded by Edwin F. Hunter
Succeeded by Tom Stagg
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
In office
October 15, 1970 – December 4, 1984
Appointed by Richard Nixon
Preceded by Seat established by 84 Stat. 294
Succeeded by F. A. Little Jr.
Personal details
Born Nauman Steele Scott II
(1916-06-15)June 15, 1916
New Roads, Louisiana
Died September 19, 2001(2001-09-19) (aged 85)
Alexandria, Louisiana
Education Amherst College (B.A.)
Tulane University Law School (LL.B.)

Nauman Steele Scott (June 15, 1916 – September 19, 2001) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.

Education and career[edit]

Born in New Roads, Louisiana, Scott received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Amherst College in 1938. He received a Bachelor of Laws from Tulane University Law School in 1941. He was in private practice of law in Alexandria, Louisiana from 1941 to 1942. He was a United States Army Air Corps First Lieutenant from 1942 to 1946. He was in private practice of law in Alexandria from 1946 to 1970.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

Scott was nominated by President Richard Nixon on September 14, 1970, to the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, to a new seat created by 84 Stat. 294. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 13, 1970, and received his commission on October 15, 1970. He served as Chief Judge from 1976 to 1984. He assumed senior status on December 4, 1984. His service was terminated on September 19, 2001, due to his death in Alexandria.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 84 Stat. 294
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
1970–1984
Succeeded by
F. A. Little Jr.
Preceded by
Edwin F. Hunter
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
1976–1984
Succeeded by
Tom Stagg