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Elton Kendall
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #11
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   5/15/1992 - 1/22/2002
Preceded by:   104 Stat. 5089
Succeeded by:   James Kinkeade
Personal History
Born:   1954
Undergraduate:   Southern Methodist University (1977)
Law School:   Baylor University School of Law (1980)

Elton Joe Kendall (1954-present) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Kendall was nominated to the Northern District of Texas by President George H.W. Bush on March 20, 1992, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089; he was confirmed by the Senate on May 12, 1992, and received commission on May 15, 1992. He served the Northern District of Texas until his resignation on January 22, 2002.[1] Kendall was succeeded in this position by James Kinkeade.

Early life and education

  • Southern Methodist University, B.B.A., 1977
  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1980[1]

Professional career

  • Police officer, Dallas Police Department, Texas, 1972-1978
  • Assistant district attorney, Dallas County, Texas, 1980-1982
  • Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1982-1986, 2002-present
  • Judge, 195th Texas State District Court, 1987-1992
  • Commissioner, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 1999-2003[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Texas

Kendall was nominated to the Northern District of Texas by President George H.W. Bush on March 20, 1992, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089; he was confirmed by the Senate on May 12, 1992, and received commission on May 15, 1992. He served the Northern District of Texas until his resignation on January 22, 2002.[1] Kendall was succeeded in this position by James Kinkeade.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Northern District of Texas
1992–2002
Seat #11
Succeeded by:
James Kinkeade