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Name Roberts, Jack
City Austin
State TX
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=2023

Roberts, Jack
Born February 18, 1910, in Sweetwater, TX
Died February 27, 1988, in Austin, TX

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For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=2023

Roberts, Jack
Born February 18, 1910, in Sweetwater, TX
Died February 27, 1988, in Austin, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on June 28, 1966, to a seat vacated by W. Homer Thornberry. Confirmed by the Senate on July 22, 1966, and received commission on July 22, 1966. Served as chief judge, 1979-1980. Assumed senior status on May 1, 1980. Service terminated on February 27, 1988, due to death.

Education:
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1933

Professional Career:
U.S. Army staff sergeant, Intelligence Corps, 1942-1946
District attorney, Austin, Texas, 1946-1948
Judge, Travis County [Texas] One Hundred and Twenty-Sixth District Court, 1948-1966



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

Roberts, Jack
Born February 18, 1910, in Sweetwater, TX
Died February 27, 1988, in Austin, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on June 28, 1966, to a seat vacated by W. Homer Thornberry. Confirmed by the Senate on July 22, 1966, and received commission on July 22, 1966. Served as chief judge, 1979-1980. Assumed senior status on May 1, 1980. Service terminated on February 27, 1988, due to death.

Education:
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1933

Professional Career:
U.S. Army staff sergeant, Intelligence Corps, 1942-1946
District attorney, Austin, Texas, 1946-1948
Judge, Travis County [Texas] One Hundred and Twenty-Sixth District Court, 1948-1966


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