History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Rubin, Alvin Benjamin
Born March 13, 1920, in Alexandria, LA
Died June 11, 1991, in Baton Rouge, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on August 16, 1966, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 75. Confirmed by the Senate on October 20, 1966, and received commission on November 3, 1966. Service terminated on October 8, 1977, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on August 16, 1977, to a seat vacated by John Minor Wisdom. Confirmed by the Senate on September 16, 1977, and received commission on September 19, 1977. Assumed senior status on July 1, 1989. Service terminated on June 11, 1991, due to death.

Education:
Louisiana State University, B.S., 1941
Louisiana State University Law School, LL.B., 1942

Professional Career:
Private practice, Louisiana, 1946-1966

 

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