History of the Federal Judiciary


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Long, Augustus V.
Born May 14, 1877, in Lake City, FL
Died May 20, 1955

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 26, 1934, to a seat vacated by William B. Sheppard. Confirmed by the Senate on May 29, 1934, and received commission on June 4, 1934. Assumed senior status on October 1, 1947. Service terminated on May 20, 1955, due to death.

Education:
Florida Agricultural College (now University of Florida)
Read law, 1898

Professional Career:
U.S. Army lieutenant, Spanish-American War
Private practice, Starke, Florida, 1898-1910
State representative, Florida, 1903
State's attorney, Florida, 1907
State's attorney, Eighth Judicial Circuit, Florida, 1910-1921
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Eighth Judicial Circuit, 1921-1934

 

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