History of the Federal Judiciary

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Robinson, Mary Lou
Born 1926 in Dodge City, KS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on February 23, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on April 24, 1979, and received commission on April 26, 1979. Assumed senior status on February 11, 2016.

University of Texas, B.A., 1948
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:
Private practice, Amarillo, Texas, 1950-1955
Judge, Potter County [Texas] Court, 1955-1958
Judge, Potter County [Texas] One Hundred and Eighth District Court, 1961-1973
Justice, Seventh Court of Civil Appeals of Texas, 1973-1979; chief justice, 1977-1979

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