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.

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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