History of the Federal Judiciary

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Buchmeyer, Jerry
Born September 5, 1933, in Overton, TX
Died September 21, 2009, in San Marcos, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on August 3, 1979, to a seat vacated by William M. Taylor, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on October 4, 1979, and received commission on October 5, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1995-2001. Assumed senior status on September 5, 2003. Service terminated on September 21, 2009, due to death.

Kilgore Junior College, B.S., 1953
University of Texas, B.A., 1955
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1957

Professional Career:
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1958-1979
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