Legendary Leader

Henry Autrey

Federal Judge, Eastern District of Missouri
Class of 1971

The very first graduate to walk across the stage at De Smet Jesuit in 1971, Henry Autrey uses the philosophy of decision-making and commitment he learned here. On March 21, 2002, Autrey was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Autrey was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 1, 2002, and received his commission the following day.