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Gordon James Russell

Biography of Gordon James Russell

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Russell
  • First Name: Gordon
  • Middle Name: James
  • Date of Birth: December , 22 , 1859
  • Place of Birth (POB): Huntsville , Alabama (US-AL, AL, Ala.)
  • Date of Death: September , 14 , 1919
  • Place of Death (POD): Kerrville , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Gordon James Russell Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: William H. Taft ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 05/27/1910
  • Seat vacated by: Bryant , David E.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 05/31/1910
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 06/06/1910
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 06/06/1910
  • Commission Date: 06/06/1910
  • Date of Termination: 09/14/1919
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Gordon James Russell in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Georgia
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1877

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1877

Gordon James Russell Career Path


  • Private practice, Dalton, Georgia, 1878-1879
  • Private practice, Texas, 1884-1895
  • Private practice, Van Zandt County, Texas, 1884-1895
  • Judge, Van Zandt County [Texas] Court, 1890-1892
  • Private practice, Willsport, Texas, 1892-
  • District attorney, Seventh Judicial District, Texas, 1892-1896
  • Private practice, Tyler, Texas, 1895-
  • Judge, Texas District Court, Seventh Judicial District, 1896-1902
  • U.S. representative from Texas, 1902-1910


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This entry was last updated: December 14, 2015


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