Nomination of William Steele Sessions To Be Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
The President today announced his intention to nominate Judge William Steele Sessions to be Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice. He would succeed William Webster.
Sessions has been sitting on the U.S. District Court for the Western District
of Texas since 1974 and has served as Chief Judge of that Court since 1980.
Prior to his appointment to the District Court, Judge Sessions served as the
United States Attorney for the Western District of Texas from 1971 to 1974.
From 1969 to 1971, he was Chief of the Government Operations Section of the
Criminal Division of the United States Department of Justice in
Sessions received his J.D. from