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John B. Rector

Biography of John B. Rector

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Rector
  • First Name: John
  • Middle Name: B.
  • Date of Birth: November , 24 , 1837
  • Place of Birth (POB): Jackson County , Alabama (US-AL, AL, Ala.)
  • Date of Death: April , 9 , 1898
  • Place of Death (POD): Dallas , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

John B. Rector Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Benjamin Harrison ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 03/24/1892
  • Seat vacated by: McCormick , Andrew P.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 03/25/1892
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 03/28/1892
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/28/1892
  • Commission Date: 03/28/1892
  • Date of Termination: 04/09/1898
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

John B. Rector in the Law School

  • Name of School: Yale College
  • Law Degree Year: 1859

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1860

John B. Rector Career Path


  • Private practice, Bastrop, Texas, 1860-    , 1867-1871
  • Eighth Texas Cavalry (Terry's Texas Rangers) soldier, 1861-
  • District attorney, Travis County, Texas, 1866-1867
  • Judge, Texas District Court, Thirty-First Judicial District, 1871-1876
  • Private practice, Austin, Texas, 1876-


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