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Brewster, Leo

Born October 16, 1903, in Fort Worth, TX
Died November 27, 1979, in Fort Worth, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Received a recess appointment from John F. Kennedy on October 5, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80; nominated to the same position by John F. Kennedy on January 15, 1962. Confirmed by the Senate on March 16, 1962, and received commission on March 17, 1962. Served as chief judge, 1972-1973. Assumed senior status on November 1, 1973. Service terminated on November 27, 1979, due to death.

University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1926

Professional Career:

Private practice, Fort Worth, Texas, 1926-1962
Assistant district attorney, Tarrant County, Texas, 1935-1939

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, September 25, 1961; no Senate vote