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Tate, Albert Jr.
Born September 23, 1920, in Opelousas, LA
Died March 27, 1986

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on July 31, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on October 4, 1979, and received commission on October 5, 1979. Service terminated on March 27, 1986, due to death.

Education:
George Washington University, B.A., 1941
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1947

Professional Career:
U.S. Army special agent, 1942-1945
Private practice, Ville Platte, Louisiana, 1948-1954
Judge, Louisiana Court of Appeal, First Judicial Circuit, 1954-1960
Presiding judge, Louisiana Court of Appeal, Third Judicial Circuit, 1960-1970
Professor of law, Louisiana State University, 1967-1968
Associate justice, Louisiana Supreme Court, 1970-1979

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