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Sparks, Sam

Born 1939 in Austin, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on October 1, 1991, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on November 21, 1991, and received commission on November 25, 1991. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2017.

University of Texas, B.A., 1961
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1963

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Homer Thornberry, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, 1964-1965
Private practice, El Paso, Texas, 1965-1991