History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Lumpkin, Alva Moore
Born November 13, 1886, in Milledgeville, GA
Died August 1, 1941, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of South Carolina
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 17, 1939, to a seat vacated by J. Lyles Glenn. Confirmed by the Senate on May 22, 1939, and received commission on July 19, 1939. Service terminated on July 22, 1941, due to resignation.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of South Carolina
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 17, 1939, to a seat vacated by J. Lyles Glenn. Confirmed by the Senate on May 22, 1939, and received commission on July 19, 1939. Service terminated on July 22, 1941, due to resignation.

Education:
University of South Carolina School of Law, LL.B., 1908

Professional Career:
Private practice, Columbia, South Carolina, 1908-1939
Assistant clerk, South Carolina State Senate, 1906-1908
State representative, South Carolina, 1911-1913
Acting assistant attorney general, State of South Carolina, 1918
Acting associate justice, Supreme Court of South Carolina, 1926-1934
U.S. senator from South Carolina, 1941

 

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