History of the Federal Judiciary


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Blatt, Solomon Jr.
Born 1921 in Sumter, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on May 18, 1971, to a seat vacated by Donald Stuart Russell. Confirmed by the Senate on May 26, 1971, and received commission on May 28, 1971. Served as chief judge, 1986-1990. Assumed senior status on May 7, 1990.

Education:
University of South Carolina, A.B., 1941
University of South Carolina School of Law, LL.B., 1946

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy, 1942-1946
Private practice, Barnwell, South Carolina, 1946-1971
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