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Joseph Tyree Sneed Iii

Biography of Joseph Tyree Sneed III

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Sneed
  • First Name: Joseph
  • Middle Name: Tyree
  • Generational Suffix: III
  • Date of Birth: July , 21 , 1920
  • Place of Birth (POB): Calvert , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Date of Death: February , 9 , 2008
  • Place of Death (POD): San Francisco , California (US-CA, CA, 06, CF, Calif., Ca., Cal.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Joseph Tyree Sneed III Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Richard M. Nixon ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 07/25/1973
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Hamley , Frederick G.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 07/25/1973
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 08/02/1973
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 08/03/1973
  • Commission Date: 08/24/1973
  • Retirement from Active Service: 07/21/1987
  • Date of Termination: 02/09/2008
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Joseph Tyree Sneed III in the Law School

  • Name of School: Southwestern University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Law Degree Year: 1941

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Texas School of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1947

Third Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Harvard Law School
  • Degree: S.Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1958

Joseph Tyree Sneed III Career Path


  • U.S. Army staff sergeant, Air Corps, 1942-1946
  • Faculty, University of Texas Law School, 1947-1957; assistant professor, 1947-1951; associate professor, 1951-1954; professor, 1954-1957
  • Private practice, Austin, Texas, 1954-1956
  • Professor of law, Cornell University, 1957-1962
  • Professor of law, Stanford University, 1962-1971
  • Dean and professor of law, Duke University, 1971-1973
  • Deputy attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1973


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