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Batts, Robert Lynn

Born November 1, 1864, in Bastrop, TX
Died May 19, 1935

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on January 17, 1917, to a seat vacated by Andrew Phelps McCormick. Confirmed by the Senate on February 5, 1917, and received commission on February 5, 1917. Service terminated on August 22, 1919, due to resignation.

University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1886

Professional Career:

Private practice, Bastrop, Texas, 1886-1891
Assistant attorney general, State of Texas, 1891-1893
Professor of law, University of Texas, 1893-1900
Private practice, Austin, Texas, 1900-1917, 1924-1935
General counsel, Gulf Oil Corp., 1919-1923