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Parker, Robert Manley

Born 1937 in Longview, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on February 6, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on April 24, 1979, and received commission on April 26, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1990-1994. Service terminated on June 17, 1994, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 27, 1994, to a seat vacated by Samuel D. Johnson, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1994, and received commission on June 16, 1994. Service terminated on November 1, 2002, due to retirement.

Education:
University of Texas, B.B.A., 1961
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1964

Professional Career:

Private practice, Gilmer, Texas, 1964-1965
Private practice, Longview, Texas, 1965, 1966-1971, 1972-1979
Administrative assistant, U.S. Rep. Ray Roberts of Texas, 1965-1966
Private practice, Fort Worth, Texas, 1971-1972
Board member, Federal Judicial Center, 1999-2000