History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
DeMoss, Harold R. Jr.
Born 1930 in Houston, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on June 27, 1991, to a seat vacated by Jerre Stockton Williams. Confirmed by the Senate on November 27, 1991, and received commission on December 2, 1991. Assumed senior status on July 1, 2007. Service terminated on April 16, 2015, due to retirement.

Rice Institute (now Rice University), B.A., 1952
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1955

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1955-1957
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1957-1991


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