History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Kent, Samuel B.
Born 1949 in Denver, CO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on August 3, 1990, to a seat vacated by Hugh Gibson. Confirmed by the Senate on September 28, 1990, and received commission on October 1, 1990. Service terminated on June 30, 2009, due to resignation.

University of Texas, B.A., 1971
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Private practice, Galveston, Texas, 1975-1990

Impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, June 19, 2009.


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