History of the Federal Judiciary

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Herlong, Henry Michael Jr.
Born 1944 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on April 9, 1991, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on May 9, 1991, and received commission on May 14, 1991. Assumed senior status on June 1, 2009.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, 1986-1991

Clemson University, B.A., 1967
University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1970

Professional Career:
U.S. Army Reserve captain, 1967-1973
Legislative assistant, U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, South Carolina, 1970-1972
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of South Carolina, 1972-1976, 1983-1986; Criminal Division, 1972-1976; Civil Division, 1983-1986
Private practice, Edgefield, South Carolina, 1976-1983


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