Hon. Carolyn Dineen King

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Senior Judge
(United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit)

Entered Office: 07-13-1979

General Information

Birthdate: 1938

Personal Information

Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on April 30, 1979, to a new seat created by 92 Stat. 1629; Confirmed by the Senate on July 12, 1979, and received commission on July 13, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1999-present.

Smith College, B.A., 1959

Yale Law School, LL.B., 1962

Professional Career:
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1962-1979

Nominated and served until January 1, 1988, under the name Carolyn Dineen Randall.

Contact and Phone Numbers

515 Rusk Ave., Room 11020
Houston, TX 77002-2694
(713) 250-5750