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Name Cowan, Finis E.
City City not recorded
State TX
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Cowan, Finis E.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Cowan, Finis E.
Born 1929 in Dallas, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 19, 1977, to a seat vacated by James L. Noel, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on June 13, 1977, and received commission on June 14, 1977. Service terminated on June 30, 1979, due to resignation.

Education:
Rice Institute (now Rice University), B.A., 1951
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1956

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant, 1951-1953
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1956-1977, 1979-

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