Benjamin Cornwell Dawkins Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
8/6/1911
Birthplace: 
Monroe, LA
Date of Death: 
8/31/1984
Place of Death: 
Shreveport, LA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Monroe, Louisiana, 1934-1935
Private practice, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1935-1953
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant commander, 1942-1945

Education

Name of School: 
Tulane University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1932
Name of School - Second: 

Paul M Hebert Law Center Louisiana State University

LSU Law Center offers training in both civil law, used in Louisiana and in 60% of the world's jurisdictions, and common law, in force in 49 other states and in 40% of the glob.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1934

Judicial Career

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

Louisiana Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/3/1953
Retirement from Active Service: 
8/6/1973
Termination Date: 
8/31/1984
Termination Reason: 
Death
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