History of the Federal Judiciary


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Rainey, John David
Born 1945 in Freeport, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on January 24, 1990, to a seat vacated by Gabrielle K. McDonald. Confirmed by the Senate on May 11, 1990, and received commission on May 14, 1990. Assumed senior status on June 11, 2010.

Education:
Southern Methodist University, B.B.A., 1967
Southern Methodist University School of Law, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1969-1970
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1973-1979
Private practice, Angleton, Texas, 1979-1986
Director, Angleton [Texas] Chamber of Commerce, 1983-1987
Judge, Brazoria County [Texas] One Hundred and Forty-Ninth District Court, 1987-1990

 

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