History of the Federal Judiciary


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Baldwin, Phillip Benjamin
Born December 23, 1924, in Marshall, TX
Died April 20, 2002, in Shreveport, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Judge, U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on May 29, 1968, to a seat vacated by Isaac Jack Martin. Confirmed by the Senate on July 25, 1968, and received commission on July 25, 1968. Service terminated on September 30, 1982, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Reassigned on October 1, 1982, to a new seat authorized by 96 Stat. 25. Assumed senior status on November 24, 1986. Service terminated on April 8, 1991, due to retirement.

Education:
South Texas College of Law
Baylor University School of Law
North Texas State College (now University of North Texas), B.A., 1949

Professional Career:
U.S. Army pilot, Air Corps, 1943-1946
Private practice, Marshall, Texas, 1952-1953, 1959-1968
Assistant district attorney, Harrison County, Texas, 1953-1954
District attorney, Harrison County, Texas, 1954-1958

 

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