History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Russell, Donald Stuart
Born February 22, 1906, in Lafayette Springs, MS
Died February 22, 1998, in Spartanburg, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on October 11, 1966, to a seat vacated by Charles C. Wyche. Confirmed by the Senate on October 20, 1966, and received commission on November 3, 1966. Service terminated on May 1, 1971, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on April 7, 1971, to a seat vacated by Simon E. Sobeloff. Confirmed by the Senate on April 21, 1971, and received commission on April 23, 1971. Service terminated on February 22, 1998, due to death.

Education:
University of South Carolina, A.B., 1925
University of South Carolina School of Law, LL.B., 1928

Professional Career:
Private practice, Union, South Carolina, 1929-1930
Private practice, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1930-1942, 1947-1951, 1957-1963
Price Adjustment Board, U.S. Department of War, 1942-1943; assistant director of economic stabilization, 1942; assistant to director of war mobilization, 1943
U.S. Army major, 1944
Deputy director, Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion, 1945
Assistant secretary of state, 1945-1947
President, University of South Carolina, 1951-1957
Governor, South Carolina, 1963-1965
U.S. senator from South Carolina, 1965-1966

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