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Edward Charles Prado (born 1947) is a United States federal judge.

Prado was born in San Antonio, Texas. He received an A.A. from San Antonio Junior College in 1967. He received a B.A. from the University of Texas, Austin in 1969. He received a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 1972. He was in the United States Army Reserve from 1972 to 1987. He was an Assistant district attorney of Bexar County, Texas from 1972 to 1976. He was an Assistant federal public defender, Western District of Texas from 1976 to 1980. He was a judge on the 187th Judicial District Court, Bexar County, Texas in 1980. He was a U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas from 1981 to 1984.

Prado was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. Prado was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on March 6, 1984, to a seat vacated by C. Frederick Shannon, Jr.. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 30, 1984, and received commission the same day. Prado's service was terminated on May 13, 2003, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Prado was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Prado was nominated by President George W. Bush on February 6, 2003, to a seat vacated by Robert M. Parker. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 1, 2003, and received commission on May 5, 2003.

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