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Prado, Edward Charles

Born 1947 in San Antonio, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on March 6, 1984, to a seat vacated by C. Frederick Shannon, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on March 30, 1984, and received commission on March 30, 1984. Service terminated on May 14, 2003, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 6, 2003, to a seat vacated by Robert M. Parker. Confirmed by the Senate on May 1, 2003, and received commission on May 5, 2003. Service terminated on April 2, 2018, due to retirement.

San Antonio College, A.A., 1967
University of Texas, B.A., 1969
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:

U.S. Army Reserve, 1972-1987
Assistant district attorney, Bexar County, Texas, 1972-1976
Assistant federal public defender, Western District of Texas, 1976-1980
Judge, Bexar County [Texas] One Hundred and Eighty-Seventh District Court, 1980
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Texas, 1981-1984
Board member, Federal Judicial Center, 2010-2014
Ambassador to Argentina, U.S. Department of State, 2018-2021