History of the Federal Judiciary


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Harmon, Melinda
Born 1946 in Port Arthur, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on February 28, 1989, to a seat vacated by John V. Singleton, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on May 18, 1989, and received commission on May 22, 1989.

Education:
Radcliffe College, A.B., 1969
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. John V. Singleton, Jr., U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1973-1975
Trial attorney, Litigation Section, Exxon Corporation, Houston, Texas, 1975-1988
Judge, Harris County [Texas] Two Hundred and Eightieth District Court, Civil Division, 1988-1989

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, June 23, 1988; no Senate vote

 

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