Warren Leroy Jones

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Warren Leroy Jones
Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
In office
October 1, 1981 – November 11, 1993
Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
In office
February 17, 1966 – October 1, 1981
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
In office
April 21, 1955 – February 17, 1966
Appointed byDwight D. Eisenhower
Preceded byLouie Willard Strum
Succeeded byDavid W. Dyer
Personal details
Born
Warren Leroy Jones

(1895-07-02)July 2, 1895
Gordon, Nebraska
DiedNovember 11, 1993(1993-11-11) (aged 98)
Jacksonville, Florida
EducationUniversity of Denver College of Law (LL.B.)

Warren Leroy Jones (July 2, 1895 – November 11, 1993) was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Gordon, Nebraska, Jones received a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Denver College of Law in 1924. He was a deputy district attorney of Denver County, Colorado from 1922 to 1924, and was in private practice in Denver, Colorado in 1925, and then in Jacksonville, Florida until 1955.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

Jones was nominated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on March 4, 1955, to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated by Judge Louie Willard Strum. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 19, 1955, and received his commission on April 21, 1955. He assumed senior status on February 17, 1966. Jones was reassigned by operation of law to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on October 1, 1981, pursuant to 94 Stat. 1994. His service terminated on November 11, 1993, due to his death in Jacksonville.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Louie Willard Strum
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
1955–1966
Succeeded by
David W. Dyer