William McLaughlin Taylor Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
2/7/1909
Birthplace: 
Denton, TX
Date of Death: 
6/17/1985
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, 1932-1933
Assistant district attorney, Dallas, Texas, 1933-1936
Assistant city attorney, Dallas, Texas, 1936-1939
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1939-1946, 1946-1949, 1953-1966
U.S. Marine Corps Reserve captain, 1944-1945
Judge, Dallas County [Texas] One Hundred and Thirty-Fourth District Court, 1949-1953

Education

Name of School: 

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

As you will see on our site, the school has a diverse and highly talented faculty whose members are dedicated to teaching. Not only do they hold outstanding academic credentials, but virtually all of them also have had practical experience before entering their teaching careers. Consequently, they provide the invaluable link between the theory of classroom instruction and the reality of legal practice. The Dedman School of Law enjoys a national and international reputation, with its graduates practicing in every state of the Union and in many foreign countries.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1932

Judicial Career

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

Texas Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/22/1966
Retirement from Active Service: 
2/7/1979
Termination Date: 
6/17/1985
Termination Reason: 
Death
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