History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Hill, Robert Madden
Born January 13, 1928, in Dallas, TX
Died October 19, 1987

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on October 7, 1970, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on November 25, 1970, and received commission on December 1, 1970. Service terminated on July 20, 1984, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on June 4, 1984, to a seat vacated by John Robert Brown. Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1984, and received commission on June 15, 1984. Service terminated on October 19, 1987, due to death.

Education:
University of Texas, B.B.A., 1948
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1950-1970

 

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