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Name Maxey, Thomas Sheldon
City Austin
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 September 1, 1846, in Brandon, MS
Died December 5, 1921, in Austin, TX

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born September 1, 1846, in Brandon, MS
Died December 5, 1921, in Austin, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
Nominated by Grover Cleveland on June 18, 1888, to a seat vacated by Ezekiel B. Turner. Confirmed by the Senate on June 25, 1888, and received commission on June 25, 1888. Service terminated on December 12, 1916, due to retirement.

Education:
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1869

Professional Career:

Confederate Army, 1864-1865
State representative, Mississippi, 1870
Private practice, Jefferson, Texas, 1871-1877
City attorney, Jefferson, Texas, 1875-1877
Private practice, Austin, Texas, 1877-1888


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