History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Bell, J. Spencer
Born April 1, 1906, in Charlotte, NC
Died March 19, 1967

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on September 14, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on September 23, 1961, and received commission on September 27, 1961. Service terminated on March 19, 1967, due to death.

Education:
Harvard Law School
Duke University, B.A., 1927
University of North Carolina School of Law, LL.B., 1930

Professional Career:
Private practice, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1930-1961
State senator, North Carolina, 1957-1961

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