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James Edwin Barlow

James Edwin Barlow, American judge, educator. Bar: Texas 1953. Member of American Bar Association, San Antonio Bar Association, Texas State Bar.


  • Barlow, James Edwin was born on July 27, 1928 in Winters, Texas, United States. Son of Archie and Bunnie (Arnold) Barlow.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Trinity University, San Antonio, 1952. Juris Doctor, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, 1953.


    • Private practice, San Antonio, 1953—1958. Member Texas House of Representatives, 1961—1962. Criminal district attorney San Antonio, 1963—1969.

      Judge 186th District Court, 1969—1990, senior district judge, since 1991. With United States Army, 1945-1948.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1953.


    • Contributor numerous articles to professional publications.


    The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    No one is beyond the reach of God's love. Salvation is there for everyone who turns to God, and not just for a chosen few.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Every Christian should study the Bible that contains a variety of inspirational and thoughtful ideas in the field of history, law, and poetry.


    Member of American Bar Association, San Antonio Bar Association, Texas State Bar.


    • Married Virginia Hall, December 22, 1951. Children: Rebecca, Melissa.
    • father: Archie Barlow
    • mother: Bunnie (Arnold) Barlow
    • spouse: Virginia Hall
    • children: Rebecca Barlow
    • Melissa Barlow
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    Born July 27, 1928