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Name Brown, John Robert
City New Orleans
State LA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

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

Brown, John Robert
Born December 10, 1909, in Funk, NE
Died January 23, 1993, in Houston, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on April 25, 1955, to a seat vacated by Robert Lee Russell. Confirmed by the Senate on July 22, 1955, and received commission on July 27, 1955. Served as chief judge, 1967-1979. Assumed senior status on July 20, 1984. Service terminated on January 23, 1993, due to death.

University of Nebraska, A.B., 1930
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1932

Professional Career:
U.S. Army major, 1942-1946
Private practice, Houston and Galveston, Texas, 1932-1955
Research Collections

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Case(s) EE-FL-0130 : United States v. City of Miami
FH-GA-0005 : United States v. Northside Realty Assoc., Inc.
IM-MS-0001 : Jagnandan v. Giles
PC-TX-0003 : Ruiz v. Estelle
SD-AL-0001 : U.S. v. Jefferson County Bd. of Ed./Stout v. Jefferson County Bd. of Ed.
SD-AL-0012 : Carr v. Montgomery County Board of Education
SD-LA-0006 : Banks v. Claiborne Parish School Board
SD-LA-0010 : U.S. v. Desoto Parish School Board
SD-LA-0011 : U.S. v. Catahoula Parish School Board
SD-LA-0012 : Johnson v. Jackson Parish School Board
SD-LA-0016 : Graham v. Evangeline Parish School Board
SD-LA-0017 : United States of America v. Franklin Parish School Board
SD-MS-0001 : Meredith v. Fair
SD-MS-0017 : Quarles v. Oxford Municipal Separate School District
SD-MS-0025 : McNeal v. Tate County School District
SD-MS-0029 : Adams v. Rankin County Board of Education
SD-MS-0030 : Singleton v. Jackson Municipal Separate School District
SD-MS-0035 : 30 Related School Desegregation Cases in the Southern District of Mississippi
SD-TX-0017 : Price v. Denison Independent School District Board of Education

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