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Name Fisher, Joseph Jefferson
City Beaumont
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:

Fisher, Joseph Jefferson
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Fisher, Joseph Jefferson
Born April 16, 1910, in Bland Lake, TX
Died June 19, 2000, in Beaumont, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on September 7, 1959, to a seat vacated by Lamar Cecil. Confirmed by the Senate on September 9, 1959, and received commission on September 10, 1959. Served as chief judge, 1967-1980. Assumed senior status on January 30, 1984. Service terminated on June 19, 2000, due to death.

Education:
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1936

Professional Career:
County attorney, St. Augustine County, Texas, 1937-1939
District attorney, First Judicial District, Texas, 1939-1946
Private practice, Jasper, Texas, 1946-1957
Judge, Texas District Court, First Judicial District, 1957-1959

compress summary

Case(s) EE-TX-0430 : United States v. Lumberton Municipal Utility District


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