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David Owen Belew

Biography of David Owen Belew Jr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Belew
  • First Name: David
  • Middle Name: Owen
  • Generational Suffix: Jr.
  • Date of Birth: March , 27 , 1920
  • Place of Birth (POB): Fort Worth , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Date of Death: November , 21 , 2001
  • Place of Death (POD): Fort Worth , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

David Owen Belew Jr. Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Jimmy Carter ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 02/09/1979
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 92 Stat. 1629
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 02/09/1979
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 04/23/1979
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 04/24/1979
  • Commission Date: 04/26/1979
  • Retirement from Active Service: 05/07/1990
  • Date of Termination: 11/21/2001
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

David Owen Belew Jr. in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Texas
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1946

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Texas School of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1948

David Owen Belew Jr. Career Path


  • U.S. Army captain, 90th Infantry Division, 1942-1946
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Texas, 1949-1952
  • Private practice, Fort Worth, Texas, 1953-1979


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