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Name Harris, Oren
City Hot Springs
State AR
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:

Harris, Oren
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Harris, Oren
Born December 20, 1903, in Belton, AR
Died February 5, 1997, in Little Rock, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on July 26, 1965, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1965, and received commission on August 12, 1965. Served as chief judge, 1967-1973. Assumed senior status on February 3, 1976. Service terminated on February 5, 1997, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on July 26, 1965, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1965, and received commission on August 12, 1965. Assumed senior status on February 3, 1976. Service terminated on February 5, 1997, due to death.

Education:
Henderson-Brown State College (now Henderson State University), A.B., 1929
Cumberland School of Law, LL.B., 1930

Professional Career:
Private practice, El Dorado, Arkansas, 1930-1941
Deputy prosecutor, Thirteenth Judicial District, Arkansas, 1933-1936
Prosecutor, Thirteenth Judicial District, Arkansas, 1937-1940
U.S. representative from Arkansas, 1941-1966
Research Collections
Oral History

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Case(s) EE-AR-0064 : Powell v. Georgia-Pacific Corp.
PC-AR-0005 : Jackson v. Bishop
PC-IA-0008 : Hunter v. Auger
SD-AR-0002 : McGhee v. Nashville Special School District No. 1


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