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James V. Allred

Biography of James V. Allred

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Allred
  • First Name: James
  • Middle Name: V.
  • Date of Birth: March , 29 , 1899
  • Place of Birth (POB): Bowie , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Date of Death: September , 24 , 1959
  • Place of Death (POD): Corpus Christi , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

James V. Allred Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Franklin D. Roosevelt ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/05/1939
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 52 Stat. 584
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/05/1939
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 02/06/1939
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 02/16/1939
  • Commission Date: 02/23/1939
  • Date of Termination: 05/15/1942
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

Second Appointment of James V. Allred

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Promoted by President: Harry S Truman ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 09/23/1949
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 63 Stat. 493
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 09/23/1949
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action: 10/11/1949
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 10/12/1949
  • Commission Date: 10/13/1949
  • Date of Termination: 09/24/1959
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

James V. Allred in the Law School

  • Name of School: Cumberland School of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1921

James V. Allred Career Path

Employment:

  • U.S. Navy, 1918-1919
  • Private practice, Wichita Falls, Texas, 1921-1923, 1926-1931
  • District attorney, Wichita Falls, Texas, 1923-1926
  • Attorney general, State of Texas, 1931-1935
  • Governor, Texas, 1935-1939
  • Candidate for U.S. Senate from Texas, 1942
  • Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1943-1949
  • Received recess appointment to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, July 11, 1938; declined appointment
  • Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, February 18, 1943; no Senate vote

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