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Johnson, Frank Minis, Jr.

Born October 30, 1918, in Winston County, AL
Died July 23, 1999, in Montgomery, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
Received a recess appointment from Dwight D. Eisenhower on October 22, 1955, to a seat vacated by Charles B. Kennamer; nominated to the same position by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 12, 1956. Confirmed by the Senate on January 31, 1956, and received commission on February 1, 1956. Served as chief judge, 1966-1979. Service terminated on July 12, 1979, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on April 2, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on June 19, 1979, and received commission on June 21, 1979. Service terminated on October 1, 1981, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Reassigned on October 1, 1981, to a new seat authorized by 94 Stat. 1994. Assumed senior status on October 30, 1991. Service terminated on July 23, 1999, due to death.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Temporary Emergency Court of Appeals, 1972-1982

University of Alabama School of Law, LL.B., 1943

Professional Career:

U.S. Army, 1943-1946
Private practice, Jasper, Alabama, 1946-1953
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, 1953-1955