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Taylor, William McLaughlin, Jr.

Born February 7, 1909, in Denton, TX
Died June 17, 1985

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on June 28, 1966, to a seat vacated by T. Whitfield Davidson. Confirmed by the Senate on July 22, 1966, and received commission on July 22, 1966. Served as chief judge, 1973-1977. Assumed senior status on February 7, 1979. Service terminated on June 17, 1985, due to death.

Southern Methodist University School of Law, LL.B., 1932

Professional Career:

Private practice, 1932-1933
Assistant district attorney, Dallas, Texas, 1933-1936
Assistant city attorney, Dallas, Texas, 1936-1939
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1939-1946, 1946-1949, 1953-1966
U.S. Marine Corps Reserve captain, 1944-1945
Judge, Dallas County [Texas] One Hundred and Thirty-Fourth District Court, 1949-1953