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Name Johnson, Samuel D. Jr.
City Houston
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:

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

Johnson, Samuel D. Jr.
Born November 17, 1920, in Hubbard Hill County, TX
Died July 27, 2002, in Austin, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on August 10, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on October 4, 1979, and received commission on October 5, 1979. Assumed senior status on May 10, 1991. Service terminated on July 27, 2002, due to death.

Education:
Baylor University, B.B.A., 1946
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1949

Professional Career:
U.S. Army private, 1942-1945
Private practice, Hillsboro, Texas, 1949-1953
County attorney, Hill County, Texas, 1953-1955
District attorney, Hillsboro, Texas, 1955-1959
Judge, Texas District Court, Sixty-Sixth Judicial District, 1959-1965
Director, Houston [Texas] Legal Foundation, 1965-1967
Judge, Fourteenth Court of Appeals of Texas, 1967-1973
Associate justice, Supreme Court of Texas, 1973-1979
Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) EE-FL-0130 : United States v. City of Miami
EE-TX-0467 : Salinas v. Roadway Express, Inc.
JC-AL-0003 : Bibb v. Montgomery County Jail
JC-TX-0014 : Stewart v. Lubbock County, Texas


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