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Edith Hollan Jones

Edith Hollan Jones, American federal judge. Bar: Texas 1974, United States Supreme Court 1979, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits), United States District. (southern and northern districts) Texas. Member board director Boy Scouts of America; Master: American Bar Association; member: Garland Walker American Inns of Court, Houston Bar Association, State Bar Texas.

Background

  • Jones, Edith Hollan was born on April 7, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor Cornell University, 1971. Juris Doctor with honors, University Texas, 1974.

    Career

    • Associate Andrews & Kurth, Houston, 1974—1982, partner, 1982—1985. Judge United States Court Appeals (5th Circuit), since 1985, chief judge, since 2006. General counsel Republican Party of Texas, 1981—1983.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1974, United States Supreme Court 1979, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits), United States District. (southern and northern districts) Texas.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member board director Boy Scouts of America. Master: American Bar Association. Member: Garland Walker American Inns of Court, Houston Bar Association, State Bar Texas.

    Connections

    • Married Sherwood (Woody) Jones. 2 children.
    • spouse: Sherwood
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    Born April 7, 1949
    (age 68)
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