William S. Sessions
William S. Sessions
|4th Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation|
November 2, 1987 – July 19, 1993
George H. W. Bush
|Deputy||Floyd I. Clarke|
|Preceded by||William H. Webster|
|Succeeded by||Louis Freeh|
|Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas|
|Preceded by||Jack Roberts|
|Succeeded by||Lucius Desha Bunton III|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas|
December 20, 1974 – November 1, 1987
|Appointed by||Gerald Ford|
|Preceded by||Ernest Allen Guinn|
|Succeeded by||Emilio M. Garza|
|United States Attorney for the Western District of Texas|
|Appointed by||Richard Nixon|
|Preceded by||Segal Wheatley|
|Succeeded by||Hugh Shovlin|
William Steele Sessions
May 27, 1930
Fort Smith, Arkansas, U.S.
|Died||June 12, 2020 (aged 90)|
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
|Education||Baylor University (BA, LLB)|
William Steele Sessions (May 27, 1930 – June 12, 2020) an American politician and lawyer. He served as a federal judge and Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1987 through 1993 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. He served as FBI director until he was fired by President Bill Clinton.
Sessions was appointed by President Reagan as a Commissioner of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday Commission, and was a Delegate for the Americas to the Executive Committee of ICPO-Interpol.
References[change | change source]
- "Sessions", freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com.
- "Constitution Project: Liberty and Security Initiative". Constitutionproject.org. Archived from the original on June 26, 2008. Retrieved September 7, 2008.
- MacCormack, John (June 12, 2020). "Bill Sessions: former prosecutor, judge and FBI director, dies at 90". San Antonio Express-News. Retrieved June 12, 2020.
Other websites[change | change source]
- William Sessions quotes
- "Federal Bureau of Investigation: Directors, Then and Now". Retrieved May 10, 2017.