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Hannah, John H., Jr.

Born June 30, 1939, in Nacogdoches County, TX
Died December 4, 2003, in West Palm Beach, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Nominated by William J. Clinton on November 19, 1993, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on March 10, 1994, and received commission on March 11, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2001-2003. Service terminated on December 4, 2003, due to death.

South Texas College of Law
University of Houston Law Center
Sam Houston State University, B.S., 1966

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy, 1958-1961
State representative, Fifth District, Texas, 1967-1973
Private practice, Lufkin, Texas, 1971-1973, 1975-1977, 1981-1991
District attorney, Angelina County, Texas, 1973-1975
Legal counsel, Common Cause of Texas, 1975
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, 1977-1981
Secretary of state, State of Texas, 1991-1994