Goldberg, Irving Loeb, 1906-1995


Goldberg, Irving Loeb, 1906-1995


Bio: Irving Loeb Goldberg (b. June 29, 1906, Port Arthur, Texas-d. February 11, 1995, Dallas, Texas) was a United States federal judge, received a B.A. from the University of Texas in 1926 and an LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1929. He was in private practice in Beaumont, Texas, in 1929, in Houston, Texas, in 1930, and in Taylor, Texas, in 1931. He was an in-house counsel at The Murray Company, Dallas, Texas, from 1932 to 1934, returning to private practice in Dallas, Texas, from 1934 to 1942. He was a U.S. Naval Reserve Lieutenant during World War II, from 1942 to 1946, and was thereafter again in private practice in Dallas until 1966. On June 28, 1966, Goldberg was nominated by President Lyndon B. Johnson to a new seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 22, 1966, and received his commission the same day. He assumed senior status on January 31, 1980, and served in that capacity until his death.


LBJ Connection: Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1966-1995