History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Dooley, Joseph Brannon
Born December 13, 1889, in San Angelo, TX
Died January 19, 1967

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Nominated by Harry S Truman on January 8, 1947, to a seat vacated by James C. Wilson. Confirmed by the Senate on July 8, 1947, and received commission on July 9, 1947. Served as chief judge, 1959. Assumed senior status on October 1, 1966. Service terminated on January 19, 1967, due to death.

University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1911

Professional Career:
Private practice, Amarillo, Texas, 1911-1947
President, State Bar of Texas, 1944-1945


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