History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Cox, Owen DeVol
Born March 20, 1910, in Joplin, MO
Died July 21, 1990, in Corpus Christi, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on October 7, 1970, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on November 25, 1970, and received commission on December 1, 1970. Assumed senior status on March 20, 1981. Service terminated on July 21, 1990, due to death.

Education:
University of Kansas, B.A., 1931
University of Kansas School of Law, LL.B., 1932

Professional Career:
Private practice, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1934-1942, 1947-1970
Assistant city attorney, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1942
Assistant attorney general, State of Texas, 1942
City attorney, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1943-1944, 1945-1946
U.S. Army, 1944-1945

 

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