Harold Barefoot Sanders, Jr. (D), 1925-2008
- Barefoot Sanders, former U.S. District Court judge (1979-2002), died September 21, 2008 of natural causes at his home in Dallas. He was born February 5, 1925 in Texas to Harold Barefoot Sr. and and May Elizabeth Forester Sanders. Barefoot was his grandmother's maiden name. He served three terms in the TX house (1953-1959), was a deputy attorney general under Johnson, served as U.S. district attorney for the Northern TX District, and was chief justice from 1989 to 1995. He ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate in 1972. WWII vet (Navy). His funeral was at Northhaven United Methodist Church, Dallas.
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