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DeAnda, James

Born August 21, 1925, in Houston, TX
Died September 7, 2006, in Traverse City, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on February 13, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on May 10, 1979, and received commission on May 11, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1988-1992. Service terminated on October 1, 1992, due to retirement.

Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (now Texas A & M University), B.A.
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:

Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1951-1955, 1992-2005
Private practice, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1955-1979