History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Pritchard, Jeter Connelly
Born July 12, 1857, in Jonesboro, TN
Died April 10, 1921, in Asheville, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on November 10, 1903, to a seat vacated by Harry M. Clabaugh. Confirmed by the Senate on November 16, 1903, and received commission on November 16, 1903. Service terminated on June 1, 1904, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on April 27, 1904, to a seat vacated by Charles Henry Simonton. Confirmed by the Senate on April 27, 1904, and received commission on April 27, 1904. Service terminated on April 10, 1921, due to death.

Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on April 27, 1904, to a seat vacated by Charles Henry Simonton. Confirmed by the Senate on April 27, 1904, and received commission on April 27, 1904. Service terminated on December 31, 1911, due to abolition of the court.

Education:
Read law, 1889

Professional Career:
Private practice, Marshall, North Carolina, 1889-
State representative, North Carolina, 1885-1889, 1891-1893
U.S. senator from North Carolina, 1894-1903
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