History of the Federal Judiciary


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Garwood, William Lockhart
Born October 29, 1931, in Houston, TX
Died July 14, 2011, in Austin, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 17, 1981, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on October 21, 1981, and received commission on October 26, 1981. Assumed senior status on January 23, 1997. Service terminated on July 14, 2011, due to death.

Education:
Princeton University, B.A., 1952
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1955

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. John R. Brown, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1955-1956
U.S. Army lieutenant, JAG Corps, 1956-1959
Private practice, Austin, Texas, 1959-1979, 1981
Associate justice, Supreme Court of Texas, 1979-1980

 

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