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Name Roy, Elsijane Trimble
City Little Rock
State AR
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

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

Roy, Elsijane Trimble
Born April 2, 1916, in Lonoke, AR
Died January 23, 2007, in Little Rock, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on October 21, 1977, to a seat vacated by Oren Harris. Confirmed by the Senate on November 1, 1977, and received commission on November 2, 1977. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1989. Service terminated on December 1, 1990, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on October 21, 1977, to a seat vacated by Oren Harris. Confirmed by the Senate on November 1, 1977, and received commission on November 2, 1977. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1989. Service terminated on January 23, 2007, due to death.

Education:
University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D., 1939

Professional Career:
Private practice, Lonoke, Arkansas, 1939
Private practice, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1940
Attorney, Arkansas State Department of Revenue, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1941-1942
Private practice, Blytheville, Arkansas, 1945-1963
Law clerk, Hon. Frank Holt, Arkansas Supreme Court, 1963-1965
Judge, Circuit Court of Arkansas, Sixth Judicial Circuit, 1966
Assistant attorney general, State of Arkansas, 1967
Law clerk, Hon. Gordon E. Young, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas, 1967-1969
Senior law clerk, Hon. Paul Williams, U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas, 1970-1975
Associate justice, Arkansas Supreme Court, 1975-1977

Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) EE-AR-0061 : Trent v. Missouri Pacific
PC-AR-0009 : Travis v. Lockhart
PC-AR-0011 : Blue v. Lockhart


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