History of the Federal Judiciary


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Connally, Ben Clarkson
Born December 28, 1909, in Marlin, TX
Died December 2, 1975

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Harry S Truman on September 23, 1949, to a new seat authorized by 63 Stat. 493. Confirmed by the Senate on October 12, 1949, and received commission on October 13, 1949. Served as chief judge, 1962-1974. Assumed senior status on December 28, 1974. Service terminated on December 2, 1975, due to death.

Education:
University of Texas, B.A., 1930
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1933
Harvard Law School, LL.M., 1934

Professional Career:
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1934-1942, 1945-1949
U.S. Army, Air Corps, 1942-1945
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