(Biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf, April 2007
Born 5/10/1910, in Gulfport, MS.
Died 12/22/1981.Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana.
Nominated by President John F. Kennedy (Democrat) on 09/14/1961; confirmed by the Senate on 09/21/1961; received judicial commission on 09/22/1961.
Service terminated on 08/31/1966 due to elevation to another court.
Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Nominated by President Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat) on 06/28/1966; confirmed by the Senate on 07/22/1966; received judicial commission on 07/22/1966.
Service terminated on 12/22/1981 due to death. Education
Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, LL.B., 1932.Non-judicial Career
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1932-1961
U.S. Navy Lieutenant, 1944
Member, Louisiana State Senate, 1952-1961
President pro tem, 1952-1956, 1960-1961