Jack Roberts

Personal

Birthday: 
2/18/1910
Birthplace: 
Sweetwater, TX
Date of Death: 
2/27/1988
Place of Death: 
Austin, TX
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army staff sergeant, Intelligence Corps, 1942-1946
District attorney, Austin, Texas, 1946-1948
Judge, Travis County [Texas] One Hundred and Twenty-Sixth District Court, 1948-1966

Education

Name of School: 

University of Texas School of Law

Only a large law school devoted to excellence across the range of modern legal education can offer this diversity. UT manages to do so while at the same time offering students intimate settings for study and recreation. The entering class is divided into eight extracurricular Societies, which become hubs of fun and friendship. The first year curriculum includes small classes offering individual attention, and the upper class curriculum is studded with seminars, colloquia, and clinics. Large class or small, good teaching is the norm. Student satisfaction surveys place Texas at or near the top year after year; our teaching track record is seldom matched by any other law school.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1933

Judicial Career

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

Texas Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/22/1966
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/1/1980
Termination Date: 
2/27/1988
Termination Reason: 
Death
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