Judge Thomas Anderton Wiseman, Jr.

Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on August 1, 1978, to a seat vacated by Frank Gray, Jr.; Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1978, and received commission on August 11, 1978. Served as chief judge, 1984-1991. Assumed senior status on November 3, 1995. Retired October, 2013.

Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1952
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1954
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1990

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1954-1956
Private practice, Tullahoma, Tennessee, 1956-1963
Private practice, Winchester, Tennessee, 1963-1971
Member, Tennessee House of Representatives, 1964-1968
Treasurer, State of Tennessee, 1971-1974
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1974-1978
Adjunct faculty, Vanderbilt University Law School, 1989-present
Special Master, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1992-1993

Race or Ethnicity: White

Gender: Male