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Luther Boyd Eubanks
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma

In office
June 30, 1986 – August 31, 1987
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma

In office
1982–1986
Preceded by Frederick Alvin Daugherty
Succeeded by Ralph Gordon Thompson
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma

In office
August 11, 1965 – June 30, 1986
Appointed by Lyndon B. Johnson
Preceded by Seat established by 71 Stat. 586
Succeeded by Layn R. Phillips
Personal details
Born Luther Boyd Eubanks
(1917-07-31)July 31, 1917
Caprock, New Mexico
Died January 21, 1996(1996-01-21) (aged 78)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Luther Boyd Eubanks (July 31, 1917 – January 21, 1996) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.

Education and career[]

Born in Caprock, New Mexico, Eubanks received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1940 and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1942. He was a technician in the United States Army during World War II, from 1942 to 1945. He was a county attorney of Cotton County, Oklahoma from 1946 to 1949, and was a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1949 to 1952. He was in private practice in Walters, Oklahoma from 1950 to 1956. He was a Judge of the District Court of Oklahoma in Lawton from 1956 to 1965.[1]

Federal judicial service[]

Eubanks was nominated by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 19, 1965, to the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, to a new seat authorized by 71 Stat. 586. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 11, 1965, and received his commission on August 11, 1965. He served as Chief Judge from 1982 to 1986. He assumed senior status on June 30, 1986. His service terminated on August 31, 1987, due to his retirement.[1]

Death[]

Eubanks died on January 21, 1996, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.[1]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2
    • Luther Boyd Eubanks at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.

Sources[]

  • Luther Boyd Eubanks at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 71 Stat. 586
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
1965–1986
Succeeded by
Layn R. Phillips
Preceded by
Frederick Alvin Daugherty
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
1982–1986
Succeeded by
Ralph Gordon Thompson

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