History of the Federal Judiciary


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Brawley, William Hiram
Born May 13, 1841, in Chester, SC
Died November 15, 1916, in Charleston, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Nominated by Grover Cleveland on December 20, 1893, to a seat vacated by Charles H. Simonton. Confirmed by the Senate on January 18, 1894, and received commission on January 18, 1894. Service terminated on June 14, 1911, due to retirement.

Education:
South Carolina College (now University of South Carolina), 1860

Professional Career:
Confederate Army, 1861-1862
Manager, family plantation, 1862-1864
Private practice, Chester, South Carolina, 1866-1868
Solicitor, Sixth Judicial Circuit, South Carolina, 1868-1874
Private practice, Charleston, South Carolina, 1874-1893
State representative, South Carolina, 1882-1890
U.S. representative from South Carolina, 1891-1894
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