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.

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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