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Sidney A Fitzwater Financial Disclosure Report for 2007

Sidney A Fitzwater Financial Disclosure Report for 2007

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Date Created:November 6, 2008

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Rev. 112008 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2007 U.S.C. app.  101-111) 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 U.S. District Court, N.D. Tex. Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initial Annual Sb. Amended Report Final Date Report 04/30/2008 Reporting Period 0110112007 12/31/2007 Chambers Office Address U.S. Courthouse 1100 Commerce St., Rm. 1520 Dallas, Texas 75242-1003 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date  

IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sign last page. POSJTJ NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.)  NONE (No reportable positions.)  
NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY  Co-Executor  Estate (See Part VIII). Co-Trustee Trust# (See Part VIII). 

JJ. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) [ZJ NONE (No reportable agreements.) PAR TIES AND TERMS a 

Date Report 
Fitzwater, Sidney 
04/30/2008 
III. N-INVES TMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing 
instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income 
[{]  NONE (No reportable non-investment income.)  

 SOURCE AND TYPE  INCOME (yours, not spouse's) Spouse's Non-Investment Income I/you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section.
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 

IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging,Jood, entertainment 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 	The Freedom Forum, February Nashville, Judge moot court Airfare, hotel, transportation, and food Arlington, (First 22-24, 2007 Amendment Center, Inc., Nashville, TN) 
Baylor University Alumni August Waco, Receive alwnni Hotel and food 
Association, Waco, 10-12, 2007 award 

Date Report 
Fitzwater, Sidney 
04/30/2008 GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) 
l2J 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.) 
l2J 
CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 

Date Report 
Fitzwater, Sidney 
04/30/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 Jess =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 D=$5,00J -$15.000 =$15,001 -$50,000 (See Columns and D4) F=$50,001 -$!00,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5.000,000 
Value Codes J=$15,000 Jess K=$15,001 -$50,000 =$?0,001 -$100,000 =$I 00,00 -$250,000 

(See Columns and D3) 	N=$250,001 -$500,000 0=$500,001 -$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 Q=Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 

Date Report 
Fitzwater, Sidney 
04/30/2008 
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 (including trust assets) Income during reporting period Gross value end reporting period Transactions during reporting period  
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  (I) Amount Code (A-H)  (2) Type e.g., div., rent, int.)  (I) Value Code2 (J-P)  (2) Value Method Code (Q-W)  (1) Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption)  (2) Date Month-Day  (3) Value Code2 (J-P)  (4) Gain Code (A-H)  (5) Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04) =$50,00 -$I 00,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001-$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$I 00,00 -$250,000  
(See Columns and DJ) =$250,00I -$500,000 =$500,001 -$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  (See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  
L________________  ___  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing 
instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

Date Report 
Fitzwater, Sidney 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, vatue, 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  reporting period  

(2) 
(2) 
(1) 
(2) 
(4) 
(5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,.  Code  Method  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  
(Q-W)  

Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption) 
Date 
Month Day 

Value Gain Identity 
Code Code 
buyer/seller (J-P) 
(if private transaction) (A-H) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,00! -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04) =$50,00 -$I 00,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$!,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,00! -$50,000 =$50,00 -$I 00,000 =$I 00,00 -$250,000  
(See Columns and DJ) =$250,00 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$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  
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, varue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets 
Gross value end 
Income during 
Transactions during reporting period 
,----A. 
(including trust assets) 
reporting period 
reporting period 
(1)
(I)
(2) 
(2) 
(4) 
(5) 
Type (e.g., 
Value 
Type (e.g., 
Date
Amount 
Value 
Value 
Gain 
Identity 
place "(X)" after each asset 
Code 
div., rent, 
Code2 
Method 
buy, sell, 
Month 
Code
Code empt from prior disclosure 
buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) 
redemption)
Code 
Day 
(J-P) 
(if private transaction) (A-H) 
l_______ Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 Jess =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,00} -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(See Columns and D3) =$250,00 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$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) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and income, atue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501. $5,000 =$5,001  $15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04) -$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001. $1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 !es =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,00 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$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 Esiatc Only) ==A ssessment =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

Date Report 
Fitzwater, Sidney 04/30/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, 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  

(1) 
(2) 
(2) 
(1) 
(4) 
(5)
(2) 
Amount Code Place "(X)" after each asset 
exempt from prior disclosure (A-H) Type (e.g., 
Value 
div., rent, 
Code int.) 
(J-P) 
Value Method Code (Q-W) 
Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption) 
Date 
Month Day 

Value 
Gain 
Code 
Code 
(J-P) 
(A-H) 
Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000  D=$5,001-$15,000 =$15,001  $50,000  
(See Columns and D4)  F=$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$I 00,000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(See Columns and D3) =$250,00 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$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  
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions (Inctudes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description ssets 
(including trust assets)  
Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting  
reporting period  reporting period  
(I)  (2)  (I)  (2)  (I)  (2)  (3)  (4) period  
Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  
Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  Month- Code  Code  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code (Q-W)  redemption)  Day  (J-P)  (A-H)  

Identity exempt from prior isclosure Place "(X)" after each asset 
buyer/seller (if private b'3nsaction) 
120. -First Mark Credit Union (CD) (See Part 
VIII) 
121. -USAA Tax Exempt Long-Term Bond Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15.000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50,00 -$I 00,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000.000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001  $250,000  
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250.00 -$500,000 =$500,00 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,00 -S25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50.000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

Date Report 
Fitzwater, Sidney 
04/30/2008 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicatepartofReporl) 
Part ethically permitted serve Co-Executor Estate# and Co-Trustee Trust# because doing under the will  who died 2007. The Estate has been designated Estate# and the Trust Trust# differentiate them from Trust# and Trust# which have been referred this and/or 
prior reports. 
See below for additional explanations concerning the reporting assets for Estate# and Trust# 
Part VII, Item No. column D(4) the "gain" equals the accrued interest paid the time the bond was redeemed. Were the "gain" reported column B(I) interest income, the 

amount code would the same, and column B(2) would change from "None" "Interest." 
Part VII, Item Nos. 6-10 (Trust# 
The type income disclosed for Trust# "Dividend." The form does not allow the filer report multiple types income except for the combination 

interest and dividends. The Trust income includes dividends and capital gains earned funds and distributed fund owners. All income has been reported column B(l). 
Part VII, Item Nos. 11, 12, 13, and The type income disclosed for these assets "Dividend." These funds include income the form dividends and/or capital gains earned the funds and distributed fund owners. All such income has been reported column B(l). 
Part VII, Item Nos. 17-69 (Estate# 
Estate# was both created and probated 2007. All reportable assets the Estate are disclosed Part VII. The term "Distribution" used indicate that 
asset was distributed from the Estate. 
All Estate assets distributed Trust# are reported under Trust# Except for (I) Item No. 53, which was sold before the Estate made distributions the Trust, 

(2) the differences the forms assets Item Nos. and compared with Item Nos. 119 and 120 (explained elsewhere Part VIII), and (3) the slight differences names Item Nos. 61, 63, and compared with Item Nos. 113, 115, and 116 (also explained elsewhere Part VIII), the lists assets for the Estate and for the Trust are identical. reviewer should able, necessary, trace the assets from Estate into the Trust reading down the list reportable assets each, order. 
Certain assets 

were part the Estate but are not reportable (e.g., personal automobiles, clothing, and other property not held 
trade business for investment for the production income). Other assets are not reportable Estate assets because they were transferred outside the person's Estate operation law (e.g., accounts held joint tenants survivorship and individual retirement accounts), 
and exercised authority over them Co-Executor. Nor are they otherwise reportable, because they were inherited person whose assets not required report. 
Part VII, Item No. The type income disclosed for Estate# "Int.Div." The form does not allow the filer report multiple types income except for the combination interest and dividends. The Estate income includes other income, such capital gains earned funds and distributed fund owners. All income has been reported column B(l 
Part VII, Item No. 
The transaction reported for this asset "sell." 2007 the company was acquired leveraged buyout. 
Part VII, Item Nos. and 119 Estate# this asset was CD. When the matured 12/22/07 (the distribution date shown column D(2) ofltem No. 67), the funds were distributed 

the Trust, which opened money market account. This the reason for the difference between Item No. Estate# and Item No. 119 Trust# 
Part VII, Item Nos. and 120 Estate# this asset was composed various accounts. When the accounts were divided 9/28/07 (the distribution date shown column D(2) Item No. 

68), the funds were distributed the Trust, which opened CD. This the reason for the difference between Item No. Estate# and Item No. 120 Trust 
Part VII, Item No. The type income disclosed for Trust# "Int.Div." The form does not allow the filer report multiple types income except for the combination interest and dividends. The Trust income includes other income, such capital gains earned funds a.id distributed fund owners. All income has been reported column B(l 

Part VII, Item Nos. 113, 115, and 116 

Fitzwater, Sidney 
04/30/2008 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicate partofReport.) 
The names shown for these assets are slightly different from the ones shown Item Nos. 61, 63, and Estate# Between the time they were acquired the 
Estate and distributed the Trust, the names were changed slightly. 
Part VII, Item No. 114 gain code reported Column D(4) for this asset because, when the asset was redeemed, return principal (i.e., principal only, not income) was paid. 

Date Report 
04/30/2008 

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. 

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

FILING INSTRUCTIONS 
Mail signed original and additional copies to: 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544



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