Albert John Henderson

Personal

Birthday: 
12/12/1920
Birthplace: 
Canton, GA
Date of Death: 
5/11/1999
Place of Death: 
Marietta, GA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 

Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law

Mercer law school's model curriculum focuses on ethics and practical skills. It was honored with the Gambrell Professionalism Award from the American Bar Association for its "depth and excellence" and "obvious commitment to professionalism."

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1947

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Court Name: 

Georgia Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/11/1968
Termination Date: 
7/26/1979
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
7/13/1979
Termination Date - Second: 
10/1/1981
Termination Reason - Second: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Court Name - Third: 

Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Third: 
10/1/1981
Retirement from Active Service - Third: 
1/31/1986
Termination Date - Third: 
5/11/1999
Termination Reason - Third: 
Death
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