Adrian Anthony Spears

Personal

Birthday: 
7/8/1910
Birthplace: 
Darlington, SC
Date of Death: 
5/9/1991
Place of Death: 
San Antonio, TX
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Darlington, South Carolina, 1934-1936
Private practice, San Antonio, Texas, 1937-1961
Special judge, Texas District Court, 1951
Vice president, Tetco, Inc., San Antonio, Texas, 1983-1991

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

Education

Name of School: 

University of South Carolina School of Law

Founded in 1867, the mission of the School of Law is to teach law through in-depth study; to contribute through faculty and student research to the common good, to the fund of legal knowledge, and to legal development and reform; and to cooperate with state government, the community, and the organized Bar in developing and implementing appropriate programs in legal research, law reform, criminal justice reform, and continuing legal education.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1934

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Court Name: 

Texas Western District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/17/1962
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/10/1979
Termination Date: 
12/31/1982
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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