History of the Federal Judiciary


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Brown, Paul Neeley
Born October 4, 1926, in Grayson County, TX
Died November 26, 2012, in Sherman, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 11, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on October 16, 1985, and received commission on October 17, 1985. Assumed senior status on April 1, 2001. Service terminated on November 26, 2012, due to death.

Education:
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1950

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy electrician's mate, 1944-1946, 1950-1951
Private practice, Sherman, Texas, 1951-1953, 1961-1985
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Texas, 1953-1959
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, 1959-1961

 

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