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Lindley Garrison Beckworth

Biography of Lindley Garrison Beckworth Sr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Beckworth
  • First Name: Lindley
  • Middle Name: Garrison
  • Generational Suffix: Sr.
  • Date of Birth: June , 30 , 1913
  • Place of Birth (POB): Kaufman , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Date of Death: March , 9 , 1984
  • Place of Death (POD): Tyler , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Lindley Garrison Beckworth Sr. Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Customs Court
  • Court Type: United States Customs Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Lyndon B. Johnson ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/16/1967
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Wilson , David John
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/16/1967
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 03/02/1967
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/02/1967
  • Commission Date: 03/04/1967
  • Date of Termination: 08/31/1968
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

Lindley Garrison Beckworth Sr. Career Path


  • Teacher, Upshur County, Texas, 1932-1936
  • State representative, Texas, 1936-1938
  • U.S. representative from Texas, 1939-1953, 1957-1967
  • Private practice, Longview, Texas, 1954-1958, 1969, 1974-1984
  • State senator, Texas 1970-1974


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