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Name Noel, James Latane 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:

Noel, James Latane Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Noel, James Latane Jr.
Born October 28, 1909, in Pilot Point, TX
Died August 29, 1997, in Houston, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Received a recess appointment from John F. Kennedy on October 5, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80; nominated to the same position by John F. Kennedy on January 15, 1962. Confirmed by the Senate on March 16, 1962, and received commission on March 17, 1962. Assumed senior status on December 15, 1976. Service terminated on August 29, 1997, due to death.

Education:
Southern Methodist University, B.S., civil engineering, 1931
Southern Methodist University, B.S., commerce, 1932
Southern Methodist University School of Law, LL.B., 1937

Professional Career:
Assistant district attorney, Dallas County, Texas, 1937-1938
Assistant attorney general, State of Texas, 1939-1942, 1945-1946
U.S. Naval Reserve, World War II
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1946-1961

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, September 25, 1961; no Senate vote

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