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John H. Hannah

Biography of John H. Hannah Jr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Hannah
  • First Name: John
  • Middle Name: H.
  • Generational Suffix: Jr.
  • Date of Birth: June , 30 , 1939
  • Place of Birth (POB): Nacogdoches County , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Date of Death: December , 4 , 2003
  • Place of Death (POD): West Palm Beach , Florida (US-FL, FL, 12, Fla., Fl., Flor.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

John H. Hannah Jr. 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 J. Clinton ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 11/19/1993
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 104 Stat. 5089
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 11/19/1993
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 03/09/1994
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/10/1994
  • Commission Date: 03/11/1994
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 2001
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 2003
  • Date of Termination: 12/04/2003
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

John H. Hannah Jr. in the Law School

  • Name of School: Sam Houston State University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1966

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): South Texas College of Law

Third Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Houston Law Center

John H. Hannah Jr. Career Path


  • U.S. Navy, 1958-1961
  • State representative, Fifth District, Texas, 1967-1973
  • Private practice, Lufkin, Texas, 1971-1973, 1975-1977, 1981-1991
  • District attorney, Angelina County, Texas, 1973-1975
  • Legal counsel, Common Cause of Texas, 1975
  • U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, 1977-1981
  • Secretary of state, State of Texas, 1991-1994


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