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Name Folsom, David
City Texarkana
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 Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1947 in Murfreesboro, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1947 in Murfreesboro, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 11, 1995, to a seat vacated by Sam B. Hall, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on March 17, 1995, and received commission on March 17, 1995. Served as chief judge, 2009-2012. Service terminated on March 17, 2012, due to retirement.

Education:
University of Arkansas, B.A., 1969
University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D., 1974

Professional Career:

Private practice, Texarkana, Texas, 1974-1995
Deputy prosecutor, Lafayette County, Arkansas, 1978-1981

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, October 5, 1994; no Senate vote


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