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Charles W. Barrow
Biographical Chronology



1921

Sept. 22: Born in Poteet, Texas. Son of Judge and Mrs. H. D. Barrow. Educated in the public schools of Atascosa County, Texas.

1943

LL.B. Baylor Law School. Married Sugie Williams of Hindes, Texas. They have four children : Charles, John D., David, and James Hunter.

1943-1945

Served as Navy Line Officer in both Atlantic and Pacific theaters in World War II and Korean War. Recipient of seven battle stars.

1945-1959

Practiced law in San Antonio.

1959-1962

Became District Judge, 45th Judicial District Court at San Antonio.

1962-1967

Appointed to the 4th Court of Civil Appeals in San Antonio to fill the unexpired term of his father.

1972

Baylor Lawyer of the Year.

1977

Appointed to the Texas Supreme Court.

1978

"Distinguished Jurist" Gavel Award, St. Mary's University School of Law.

1979

"Greenhill Judicial Award," Texas Municipal Courts Association.

1982

Elected to a six-year term on the Texas Supreme Court. Distinguished Alumni, Baylor University.

1984-1991

Dean, Baylor University School of Law.

1991-1996

Part time judge, San Antonio.

2006 June 25: Death, San Antonio, Texas

Also served as:

Chairman, Texas Judges and the Judges Continuing Legal Education Committee
Project Director, Texas Judicial Coordinating Committee
Co-editor, Benchbook for Texas Trial Judges
Co-editor,Texas Pattern Jury Charges


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