Thomas Morrow Reavley
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit|
July 13, 1979 – August 1, 1990
|Appointed by||Jimmy Carter|
|Preceded by||Seat established|
|Succeeded by||Emilio Garza|
June 21, 1921 |
Quitman, Texas, United States
|Alma mater||University of Texas, Austin
University of Virginia
Thomas Morrow Reavley (born June 21, 1921) is a senior judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Reavley was born in Quitman, Texas in 1921. He received his B.A. degree from University of Texas in 1942. After graduation, he joined the US Navy from 1942 to 1946. He then received his J.D degree from Harvard Law School in 1948.
Reavley served as a state district judge in Austin, Texas from 1964 to 1968, and as a justice of the Supreme Court of Texas from 1968 to 1977. He was appointed to the Fifth Circuit by President Jimmy Carter in 1979, and took senior status in 1990.
He is married to fellow Fifth Circuit judge Carolyn Dineen King.
- Thomas Morrow Reavley at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
- University of Texas Law Library biography
|New seat||Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
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