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Name Johnson, Frank Minis Jr.
City Montgomery
State AL
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:

Johnson, Frank Minis Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Johnson, Frank Minis Jr.
Born October 30, 1918, in Winston County, AL
Died July 23, 1999, in Montgomery, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
Received a recess appointment from Dwight D. Eisenhower on October 22, 1955, to a seat vacated by Charles B. Kennamer; nominated to the same position by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 12, 1956. Confirmed by the Senate on January 31, 1956, and received commission on February 1, 1956. Served as chief judge, 1966-1979. Service terminated on July 12, 1979, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on April 2, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on June 19, 1979, and received commission on June 21, 1979. Service terminated on October 1, 1981, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Reassigned on October 1, 1981, to a new seat authorized by 94 Stat. 1994. Assumed senior status on October 30, 1991. Service terminated on July 23, 1999, due to death.

Education:
University of Alabama School of Law, LL.B., 1943

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1943-1946
Private practice, Jasper, Alabama, 1946-1953
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, 1953-1955
Research Collections
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compress summary

Case(s) EE-AL-0096 : United States v. Director Alabama Personnel Department
EE-FL-0130 : United States v. City of Miami
EE-FL-0147 : Walker v. Mortham
ID-GA-0002 : S.H. v. Edwards
IM-FL-0009 : Jean v. Nelson
IM-GA-0003 : Fernandez-Roque v. Smith
IM-KS-0001 : Garcia-Mir v. Civiletti
JC-AL-0002 : Adams & U.S. v. Mathis
JC-AL-0019 : Thrasher v. Bailey
JI-AL-0004 : Stockton v. Alabama Industrial School for Negro Children
MH-AL-0001 : Wyatt v. Stickney
PC-AL-0010 : Pugh v. Locke
PC-AL-0016 : McCray v. Bennett
PC-AL-0017 : Newman v. Alabama
PC-AL-0020 : Washington v. Lee
PC-AL-0027 : Diamond v. Thompson
PH-TX-0001 : Walker v. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
SD-AL-0012 : Carr v. Montgomery County Board of Education


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