History of the Federal Judiciary


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Myers, Francis Kerschner
Born March 7, 1874, in Wilmington, NC
Died August 2, 1940

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of South Carolina
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 6, 1934, to a seat vacated by Ernest F. Cochran. Confirmed by the Senate on June 9, 1934, and received commission on June 14, 1934. Service terminated on August 2, 1940, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1896

Professional Career:
Private practice, Charleston, South Carolina, 1896-1908
Law clerk and court reporter, South Carolina Circuit Court, First Judicial Circuit, 1898-1908
Master in equity, Charleston County [South Carolina] Court of Equity, 1908-1934

 

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