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Sidney A. Fitzwater – 2012

Sidney A. Fitzwater – 2012

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Government Act 1978 FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2012 U.S.C. app.  JOJ-l Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial} 
Fitzwater, Sidney Title (Article Ill judges indicate active senior status; 
magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) 
Chief U.S. District Judge -Active Court Organization Date Report  
U.S. District Court, Northern District Texas  03/18/2013  
Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type} Reporting Period  Nomination  Date  01/01/2012  Initial  [{]  Annual  Final 12/31/2012  
Sb.  Amended Report Chambers Office Address 
U.S. Courthouse 1100 Commerce St., Room 1528 Dallas, Texas 75242-1035 
IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form ,;,ust followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. POSJTJ ONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.)  NONE (No reportable positions.)  
POSITION  NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Co-Executor  Estate (See Part VIII). 
JJ. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

PARTIES AND TERMS 

Ill. NON-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-14 filing instr11ctions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income [{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.)  
SOURCE AND TYPE  INCOME (yours, not spouse's) Spouse's Non-Investment Income -lfyo11 were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE (No reportable noninvestment income.) 2012 
IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, food, entertainment. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 offi/ing instrucrions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.)  
SOURCE  DATES  LOCATION  PURPOSE  ITEMS PAID PROVIDED  The Freedom Forum, Arlington, (First Amendment Center, Inc., Nashville, TN)  February 16-18, 2012  Nashville,  Judge moot court competition  Airfare, hotel, transportation, and food  The Catholic Foundation the Diocese Lubbock  October 1-3, 2012  Lubbock,  Keynote Speaker Red Mass  Airfare, hotel, transportation, and food GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable gifts.) 
SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 

VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 
CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period (including trust assets) reponing period reponing period 
(2) (I) (2) (I) (3) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Code
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) 
Code3 redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private (Q-W) transaction) American Funds-Wash. Mui. Invs. Fund-A Dividend UBS Bank USA Deposit Acct. Interest Corp. Common Stock Dividend Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less  B=$1.00I -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000  0=$5.001-$15.000  E=$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000  111 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes  J=$15.000 less  K=$15.001 -$50.000  L=$50.00I -$I 00.000 100.00 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.00 -$500.000  0=$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal  R=Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment  T=Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Othcr  W=Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc111des those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (I) (2) (3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity exempt from prior disclosure 
Code 
div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller (A-H) int.) (J-P) 	Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private (Q-W) transaction) 
18. 	
-Cemetery Plots, Bexar County, Texas (See Distributed 09/08/12 Part VIII) 

19. 	
IRA (Nos. 19-25) Int./Div. 

20. 	
-UBS Bank USA Deposit Account Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001 -$2 .500  c=$2.501 -$5.000  D=$5.00 -$15.000  E=$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04)  F=$50.001-$100.000 00.00 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes  J=$15 .000 less =$15 .001 -$50.000  L=$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$100.00 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250.001 -$5 00.000  0=$500.001 -$1.000.000 =$1. 000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment  T=Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2)  U=Book Value  V=Othcr  W=Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and uSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period  ofreporting period  

(2) (I) (2) (I) (2) (3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  

transaction) 
ExxonMobil Corp. Common Stock Dividend 
36. Firstenergy Corp. Common Stock Dividend 
NextEra Energy, Inc. Common Stock Dividend Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 =$2.501  $5.000  D=$5.00I -$15.000 =$15.001  $50.000  
(Sec Colunms and D4)  F=$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001. $5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15 .000 less =$15.001  $50.000  L=$50.00 I00.000 =$100.001  $250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.001  $500.000 =$500.  $1.000.000 =$1.000.001. $5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2)  U=Book Value  V=Othcr  W=Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS ..:. income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(2) (2) (3) 
(4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  

transaction) 
52. 
Nuveen Select Maturities Municipal Fund Interest 

53. 
Pepco Holdings Inc. Common Stock Dividend Buy 01/26/12 (add'!) 

Pepsico, Inc. Common Stock Dividend Buy 01/26/12 Income Gain Codes: 41.000 less 41.001 -$2.500  c=$2.501 -$5.000 =$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04)  F=$50.001 -$100.000  G=$100.001 -$1.000.000  111 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less  K=$15.001 -$50.000  L=$50.001 -$100.000 =$!00.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03)  N=$250. 001 -$500.000 =$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment  T=Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2)  U=Book Value  V=Othcr stimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent c1titdren; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period  ofreporting period  

(I) (I) (2) (I) (2) 
(5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code2 Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) 
(A-H) (if private transaction) 
69. Cemetery Plots, Bexar County, Texas (X) (See Part VIII)  None  Donated  
70. Emerson Electric Co. Common Stock (X)  Dividend  Buy  01/26/12  
71. Royal Dutch Shell PLC Common Stock (X)  Dividend  Buy  01/26/12 Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001 -$2.500  c=$2.501 -$5.000  D=$5.00 -$15.000  
(See Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$100.000  G=$ 100.00 -$1.000.000  Ill=$1.000 .001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than .000.000 Value Codes  J=$15.000 lcss  K=$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.00 -$100 .000 100.00 -$250.000  
(See Columns and 03)  N=$250.001 -$500.000  0=$500.00 -$1 .000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000 .000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment  T=Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2)  U=Book Value  V=Other =Estimated =$15.001 -$50.000 

03/18/2013
Fitzwater, Sidney
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (Jndica/e part ofreport.) 
interfere with the proper performance judicial duties. 
The Estate deignated Estate differentiate from estates referred prior reports. 
Please see below for additional explanations concerning assets reported for Estate #4. 
Part VII, Item Nos. 16-18 (Estate #4) 
All remaining reportable assets and transactions Estate are disclosed Part VII. gross value disclosed Column because all remaining reportable 

assets Estate were closed distributed before December 31, 2012. The term "Distributed" used indicate that the asset was distributed from the Estate the beneficiaries under the family member's will. Part VII, Item No. gain code shown Column Item No. because the transaction was distribution the Estate beneficiaries, and the transaction did not result 

gain. undivided interest Item No. reflected Item No. 69. After received interest, donated it, reflected column D(I) Item No. 69. Part VII, Item Nos. and The partial sales disclosed Item Nos. and are part required minimum distribution from IRA. gain shown Column ofltem No. 

IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 

Signature: Sidney Fitzwater 

NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104)