Robert William Porter

Personal

Birthday: 
8/13/1926
Birthplace: 
Monmouth, IL
Date of Death: 
11/6/1991
Place of Death: 
Dallas, TX
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy, 1944-1946
Home office counsel, Reserve Life Insurance Company, Dallas, Texas, 1952-1954
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1954-1974
Councilman, Richardson, Texas, 1961-1966
Mayor, Richardson, Texas, 1966-1967; mayor pro tem, 1966
Special counsel, Dallas County, Texas, 1972-1974

Education

Name of School: 
Monmouth College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1949
Name of School - Second: 

University of Michigan Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1952

Judicial Career

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

Texas Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/20/1974
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/17/1990
Termination Date: 
11/6/1991
Termination Reason: 
Death
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