Patrick Errol Higginbotham

Personal

Birthday: 
1938
Birthplace: 
McCalla, AL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Air Force judge advocate, 1961-1964
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1964-1975
Adjunct professor of constitutional law, Southern Methodist University Law School, 1976

Education

Name of School: 
University of Alabama
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1960
Name of School - Second: 

University of Alabama School of Law

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1961

Judicial Career

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

Texas Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Gerald Ford
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/12/1975
Termination Date: 
8/3/1982
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: 
7/30/1982
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
8/28/2006
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