History of the Federal Judiciary

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Estes, William Lee
Born October 18, 1870, in Boston, TX
Died June 14, 1930

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on February 14, 1920, to a seat vacated by Gordon Russell. Confirmed by the Senate on February 18, 1920, and received commission on February 18, 1920. Service terminated on June 14, 1930, due to death.

Hampden-Sydney College, A.B., 1891
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1893

Professional Career:
Private practice, Texarkana, Texas, 1894-1920


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