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Norman William Black

Biography of Norman William Black

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Black
  • First Name: Norman
  • Middle Name: William
  • Date of Birth: December , 6 , 1931
  • Place of Birth (POB): Houston , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Date of Death: July , 23 , 1997
  • Place of Death (POD): Silverthorne , Colorado (US-CO, CO, 08, CL, Colo, Col.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Norman William Black Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Jimmy Carter ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 02/23/1979
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 92 Stat. 1629
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 02/26/1979
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 05/08/1979
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 05/10/1979
  • Commission Date: 05/11/1979
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1992
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1996
  • Retirement from Active Service: 12/06/1996
  • Date of Termination: 07/23/1997
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Norman William Black in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Texas
  • Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Law Degree Year: 1953

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Texas School of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1955

Norman William Black Career Path


  • Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1955
  • U.S. Army, Military Police, 1955-1957
  • Law clerk, Hon. Ben C. Connally, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1957-1958
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of Texas, 1958-1960
  • Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1960-1976
  • Adjunct professor, University of Houston School of Law, 1970-1975
  • Adjunct professor, South Texas College of Law, 1975-1997
  • Judge in residence, University of Cincinnati, 1989

    Bankruptcy and Magistrate service

    United States Magistrate, United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1976-1979


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