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Name Kent, Samuel B.
City Galveston
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:

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

Kent, Samuel B.
Born 1949 in Denver, CO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on August 3, 1990, to a seat vacated by Hugh Gibson. Confirmed by the Senate on September 28, 1990, and received commission on October 1, 1990. Service terminated on June 30, 2009, due to resignation.

Education:
University of Texas, B.A., 1971
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Private practice, Galveston, Texas, 1975-1990

Impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, June 19, 2009.

compress summary

Case(s) EE-TX-0424 : Jordan and United States of America v. Matagorda County, Texas


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