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Ewing Werlein
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #14
Station:   Houston
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   04/13/1992 - 12/31/2005
Senior:   01/01/2006 - Present
Preceded by:   104 Stat. 5089
Succeeded by:   Gray Miller
Personal History
Born:   1936
Hometown:   Houston, TX
Undergraduate:   Southern Methodist U., B.A., 1958
Law School:   University of Texas Law, LL.B., 1961
Military service:   U.S. Air Force 1961 - 1964, Reserves 1964 - 1971

Ewing Werlein, Jr. is an Article III Federal Judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. He joined the Court in 1992 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. Werlein is currently serving on senior status.

Early life and education

Born in Houston Texas, Werlein graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas with his bachelor's degree in 1958 and later graduated from the University of Texas School of Law with his Bachelor of Laws degree, LL.B., in 1961.[1]

Professional career

Werlein was a private practice attorney in the State of Texas in 1961 and again from 1964 to 1992. Werlein served as a First Lieutenant Judge Advocate in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General Corps from 1961 to 1964 before serving as a Reservist in the United States Air Force Reserves from 1964 until 1971.[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of Texas

On the recommendation of Texas U.S. Senator Phil Gramm, Werlein was nominated to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas by President George Bush on November 20, 1991, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089, which was approved by Congress. Werlein was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 8, 1992 on a Senate vote and received commission on April 13, 1992. Werlein assumed senior status on January 1, 2006.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Southern District of Texas
1992–2005
Seat #14
Succeeded by:
Gray Miller


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