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Name Russell, Gordon James
City Kerrville
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:

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

Russell, Gordon James
Born December 22, 1859, in Huntsville, AL
Died September 14, 1919, in Kerrville, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
Nominated by William H. Taft on May 27, 1910, to a seat vacated by David E. Bryant. Confirmed by the Senate on June 6, 1910, and received commission on June 6, 1910. Service terminated on September 14, 1919, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1877
University of Georgia, A.B., 1877

Professional Career:
Private practice, Dalton, Georgia, 1878-1879
Private practice, Texas, 1884-1895
Private practice, Van Zandt County, Texas, 1884-1895
Judge, Van Zandt County [Texas] Court, 1890-1892
Private practice, Willsport, Texas, 1892-
District attorney, Seventh Judicial District, Texas, 1892-1896
Private practice, Tyler, Texas, 1895-
Judge, Texas District Court, Seventh Judicial District, 1896-1902
U.S. representative from Texas, 1902-1910


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