History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Keeling, Walter Angus
Born November 22, 1873, in Kosse, TX
Died January 22, 1945, in San Antonio, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 16, 1942, to a seat vacated by Robert J. McMillan. Confirmed by the Senate on January 26, 1942, and received commission on January 28, 1942. Service terminated on January 22, 1945, due to death.

Education:
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1897

Professional Career:
Private practice, Groesbeck, Texas, 1897-
Assistant county attorney, Limestone County, Texas, 1898-1902
County attorney, Limestone County, Texas, 1904-1908
Judge, Limestone County [Texas] Court, 1908-1912
Assistant attorney general, State of Texas, 1912-1921; first assistant attorney general, 1918-1921
Attorney general, State of Texas, 1921-1925
Private practice, Texas, 1925-1942

 

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