William Robert Smith Sr.

Personal

Birthday: 
8/18/1863
Birthplace: 
Smith County, TX
Date of Death: 
8/16/1924
Place of Death: 
El Paso, TX
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Tyler, Texas, 1885-1888
Private practice, Colorado City, Texas, 1888-1897
Judge, Texas District Court, Thirty-Second Judicial District, 1897-1903
U.S. representative from Texas, 1903-1917
Private practice, El Paso, Texas, 1916-1917

Education

Name of School: 
Sam Houston Normal Institute
Degree Year: 
1883
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1885

Judicial Career

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

Texas Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Woodrow Wilson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/12/1917
Termination Date: 
8/16/1924
Termination Reason: 
Death
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