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Thomason, Robert Ewing

Born May 30, 1879, in Shelbyville, TN
Died November 8, 1973, in El Paso, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
Nominated by Harry S Truman on April 24, 1947, to a seat vacated by Charles A. Boynton. Confirmed by the Senate on June 3, 1947, and received commission on June 5, 1947. Assumed senior status on June 1, 1963. Service terminated on November 8, 1973, due to death.

Southwestern University, B.S., 1898
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1900

Professional Career:

Private practice, Gainesville, Texas, 1900-1902, 1906-1912
District attorney, Cooke County, Texas, 1902-1906
Private practice, El Paso, Texas, 1912-1931
State representative, Texas, 1917-1921; speaker, 1920-1921
Mayor, El Paso, Texas, 1927-1930
U.S. representative from Texas, 1931-1947