Albert Tate Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
9/23/1920
Birthplace: 
Opelousas, LA
Date of Death: 
3/27/1986
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army special agent, 1942-1945
Private practice, Ville Platte, Louisiana, 1948-1954
Judge, Louisiana Court of Appeal, First Judicial Circuit, 1954-1960
Presiding judge, Louisiana Court of Appeal, Third Judicial Circuit, 1960-1970
Professor of law, Louisiana State University, 1967-1968
Associate justice, Louisiana Supreme Court, 1970-1979

Education

Name of School: 
George Washington University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1941
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1947

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Court Name: 

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/5/1979
Termination Date: 
3/27/1986
Termination Reason: 
Death
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