STOVER, III, EARL BISHOP (1952 ~ ). Earl Bishop Stover, III was born in Austin, Travis County, Texas on October 30, 1952 to Earl Bishop and Juanita Griner Stover.
He received his B.A. degree in 1975 from Vanderbilt University and his J. D. degree from St. Mary's University in 1978. Once admitted to the bar, Stover worked as a law clerk to U. S. District Judge Joe J. Fisher from 1978 to 1980. After working for Judge Fisher, Stover worked in private practice where he was admitted to practice before the U. S. Supreme Court; U. S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; and the U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas.
Stover is a member of the Hardin County Bar Association and was President from 1983 to 1985. He is also a member of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Association of State Judges, College of the State Bar, and past member of the Grievance Committee.
In 1997, Stover was elected to follow in his father's footsteps as Judge of the 88th Judicial District Court of Texas in Hardin and Tyler Counties. He was also elected to the Board of Directors, Judicial Section of State Bar of Texas.
Information taken from Stover's Texas State Cemetery file as well as materials provided by the Stover family.