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U.S. District Court in South Carolina

U.S. District Judges for South Carolina, 1790-2017 (may be incomplete!)
Thomas Bee 1790-1812 John Drayton 1812-22 Thomas Lee 1823-39 Andrew Gordon Magrath 1856-60 George S. Bryan 1866-86 Charles Henry Simonton 1886-93 William H. Brawley 1894-1911 Henry Augustus Middleton Smith 1911-12 George Bell Timmerman 1942-62 James Robert Martin, Jr. 1965-79 Charles E. Simons, Jr. 1965-86 Donald S. Russell 1966-71 Solomon Blatt, Jr. 1971-90 Matthew J. Perry, Jr. 1979-95 Falcon Black Hawkins, Jr. 1979-93 C. Weston Houck 1979-2003 G. Ross Anderson, Jr. 1980-2009 Clyde H. Hamilton 1981-91 Karen LeCraft Henderson 1986-90 Joseph Fletcher Anderson, Jr. 1986- Dennis W. Shedd 1990-2002 Cameron McGowan Currie 1994-2013 Patrick Michael Duffy 1995-2009 Margaret B. Seymour 1998-2013 Robert Bryan Harwell 2004- Julianna Michelle Childs 2010- Timothy Martin Cain 2011- Bruce Howe Hendricks 2014-

Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1812 Feb 18: Thomas Bee, died in office.
  • 1839 Oct 24: Thomas Lee, died in office.
  • 1860 Nov 7: Andrew Gordon Magrath, resigned.
  • 1886 Sep 1: George S. Bryan, retired.
  • 1911 Jun 14: William H. Brawley, retired.
  • 1979 Nov 30: James Robert Martin, Jr., took senior status.
  • 1986 Aug 17: Charles E. Simons, Jr., took senior status.
  • 1990 May 7: Solomon Blatt, Jr., took senior status.
  • 1993 Oct 1: Falcon Black Hawkins, Jr., took senior status.
  • 1995 Oct 1: Matthew J. Perry, Jr., took senior status.
  • 2003 Oct 1: C. Weston Houck, took senior status.
  • 2009 Jan 29: G. Ross Anderson, Jr., took senior status.
  • 2009 Dec 27: Patrick Michael Duffy, took senior status.
  • 2013 Jan 16: Margaret B. Seymour, took senior status.
  • 2013 Oct 3: Cameron McGowan Currie, took senior status.

    U.S. District Judges for the Eastern District of South Carolina, 1912-65 (may be incomplete!)
    Henry Augustus Middleton Smith 1912-23 John Lyles Glenn, Jr. 1929-38 Francis Kerschner Myers 1934-40 Julius W. Waring 1942-52 James Robert Martin, Jr. 1961-65 Charles E. Simons, Jr. 1964-65

    Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1923 Nov 23: Henry Augustus Middleton Smith, took senior status.
  • 1938 May 2: John Lyles Glenn, Jr., died in office.
  • 1940 Aug 2: Francis Kerschner Myers, died in office.
  • 1952 Feb 15: Julius W. Waring, took senior status.

    U.S. District Judges for the Western District of South Carolina, 1912-65 (may be incomplete!)
    Henry Augustus Middleton Smith 1912-15 Joseph T. Johnson 1915-19 Henry Hitt Watkins 1919-36 John Lyles Glenn, Jr. 1929-38 James Robert Martin, Jr. 1961-65

    Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1919 May 8: Joseph T. Johnson, died in office.
  • 1936 Dec 31: Henry Hitt Watkins, took senior status.
  • 1938 May 2: John Lyles Glenn, Jr., died in office.
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