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Name Reavley, Thomas Morrow
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:

Reavley, Thomas Morrow
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Reavley, Thomas Morrow
Born 1921 in Quitman, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 17, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat.1629. Confirmed by the Senate on July 12, 1979, and received commission on July 13, 1979. Assumed senior status on August 1, 1990.

Education:
University of Texas, B.A., 1942
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1948
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1983

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy, 1942-1946
Assistant district attorney, Dallas, Texas, 1948-1949
Private practice, Nacogdoches, Texas, 1949-1951
County attorney, Nacogdoches County, Texas, 1951
Private practice, Lufkin, Texas, 1951-1952
Private practice, Jasper, Texas, 1952-1955
Secretary of state, State of Texas, 1955-1957
Private practice, Austin, Texas, 1957-1964, 1977-1979
Judge, Travis County [Texas] One Hundred and Sixty-Seventh District Court, 1964-1968
Justice, Supreme Court of Texas, 1968-1977
Special judge, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, 1978

Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) EE-FL-0130 : United States v. City of Miami
ID-TX-0001 : Lelsz v. Kavanaugh
IM-TX-0018 : Perales v. Casillas
IM-TX-0028 : Villas at Parkside Partners v. City of Farmers Branch
IM-WA-0002 : Ali v. Ashcroft
JC-TX-0001 : Alberti v. Klevenhagen
JC-TX-0008 : Cruz v. Hauck
PB-TX-0002 : Travis v. Hawkins
PC-LA-0014 : Ball v. LeBlanc
PC-TX-0003 : Ruiz v. Estelle
PH-TX-0001 : Walker v. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
SD-WA-0001 : Parents Involved In Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1 et al.


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