History of the Federal Judiciary

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Yeakel, Earl Leroy III
Born 1945 in Oklahoma City, OK

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 1, 2003, to a seat vacated by James R. Nowlin. Confirmed by the Senate on July 28, 2003, and received commission on July 29, 2003.

University of Texas, B.A., 1966
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1969
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 2001

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps, 1967-1970
Private practice, Austin, Texas, 1969-1998
Justice, Third Court of Appeals of Texas, 1998-2003; chief justice, 1998


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