|Birthname||William Merritt Steger|
|born on||22 August 1920 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )|
|Place||Dallas, Texas, 32n47, 96w48|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||28°52' 08°06 Asc. 25°04'|
American jurist who handled some 15,000 cases in a career spanning more than 35 years as a judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, based in Tyler, Texas.
President Richard M. Nixon appointed Steger to the bench in 1970. Steger was a former chairman of the Texas Republican Party and his party's unsuccessful nominee for governor of Texas in 1960 and for the Texas's 3rd congressional district seat in 1962. Earlier, in 1953, President Dwight D. Eisenhower named him a U.S. Attorney.
Steger died on 4 June 2006.
Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 85)
- Vocation : Law : Attorney
- Vocation : Law : Jurist (Judge)
- Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Republican)