History of the Federal Judiciary


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Sneeden, Emory Marlin
Born May 30, 1927, in Wilmington, NC
Died September 24, 1987, in Durham, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on August 1, 1984, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on October 4, 1984, and received commission on October 4, 1984. Service terminated on March 1, 1986, due to resignation.

Education:
Wake Forest College, B.S., 1949
Wake Forest College School of Law, LL.B., 1953

Professional Career:
U.S. Army brigadier general, 1944-1975; enlisted service, 1944-1955; JAG Corps (retired as chief judge), 1955-1975
Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 1975-1978, 1979-1981; chief counsel, 1981
Associate dean and lecturer, University of South Carolina School of Law, 1978-1982
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1981-1985, 1986-1987
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