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.

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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