History of the Federal Judiciary

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Paul, Charles Ferguson
Born April 26, 1902, in Wheeling, WV
Died February 17, 1965

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 11, 1960, to a seat vacated by Herbert S. Boreman. Confirmed by the Senate on March 1, 1960, and received commission on March 5, 1960. Served as chief judge, 1963-1965. Service terminated on February 17, 1965, due to death.

West Virginia University, A.B., 1923
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1926

Professional Career:
Private practice, Wheeling, West Virginia, 1926-1960

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, August 3, 1959; no Senate vote


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