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Name Rector, John B.
City Dallas
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:

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

Rector, John B.
Born November 24, 1837, in Jackson County, AL
Died April 9, 1898, in Dallas, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Nominated by Benjamin Harrison on March 24, 1892, to a seat vacated by Andrew P. McCormick. Confirmed by the Senate on March 28, 1892, and received commission on March 28, 1892. Service terminated on April 9, 1898, due to death.

Education:
Yale College, 1859
Read law, 1860

Professional Career:
Private practice, Bastrop, Texas, 1860-    , 1867-1871
Eighth Texas Cavalry (Terry's Texas Rangers) soldier, 1861-
District attorney, Travis County, Texas, 1866-1867
Judge, Texas District Court, Thirty-First Judicial District, 1871-1876
Private practice, Austin, Texas, 1876-

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