History of the Federal Judiciary


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Hoyt, Kenneth M.
Born 1948 in San Augustine County, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on November 24, 1987, to a seat vacated by Carl O. Bue, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on March 31, 1988, and received commission on April 1, 1988. Assumed senior status on March 2, 2013.

Education:
Texas Southern University, A.B., 1969
Texas Southern University School of Law, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1972-1985
City attorney, Kendleton, Texas, 1975-1981
City attorney, Prairie View, Texas
Presiding judge, Harris County [Texas] One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth District Court, 1981-1982
Faculty, Trial Advocacy Program, South Texas College, 1981-1982
Adjunct professor, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, 1983-1984
Justice, First Court of Appeals of Texas, 1985-1988

 

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