History of the Federal Judiciary

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Blatt, Solomon Jr.
Born August 20, 1921, in Sumter, SC
Died April 20, 2016, in Charleston, 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. Service terminated on April 20, 2016, due to death.

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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