History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Suttle, Dorwin Wallace
Born July 16, 1906, in Knox County, IN
Died September 29, 2001, in San Antonio, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on April 11, 1964, to a seat vacated by Ben H. Rice. Confirmed by the Senate on June 30, 1964, and received commission on July 2, 1964. Assumed senior status on October 10, 1979. Service terminated on September 29, 2001, due to death.

University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1928

Professional Career:
Private practice, Uvalde, Texas, 1928-1964
City attorney, Uvalde, Texas, 1929, 1937-1941
County attorney, Uvalde County, Texas, 1929-1936
Clerk, Vice President John Nance Garner, 1937-1941
U.S. Navy, World War II


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