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Henderson, Albert John

Born December 12, 1920, in Canton, GA
Died May 11, 1999, in Marietta, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on September 25, 1968, to a seat vacated by Lewis R. Morgan. Confirmed by the Senate on October 10, 1968, and received commission on October 11, 1968. Served as chief judge, 1976-1979. Service terminated on July 26, 1979, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on April 18, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on July 12, 1979, and received commission on July 13, 1979. Service terminated on October 1, 1981, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Reassigned on October 1, 1981, to a new seat authorized by 94 Stat. 1994. Assumed senior status on January 31, 1986. Service terminated on May 11, 1999, due to death.

Mercer University School of Law, LL.B., 1947

Professional Career:

U.S. Army sergeant, 1943-1945
Underwriter, Lawyers Title Insurance Company, Atlanta, Georgia, 1947-1948
Private practice, Marietta, Georgia, 1948-1960
Judge, Cobb County [Georgia] Juvenile Court, 1953-1960
Trial attorney, Assistant Solicitor General's Office, Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit, Georgia, 1949-1952
Judge, Superior Court of Cobb County [Georgia], 1961-1968