History of the Federal Judiciary

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Warlick, Wilson
Born March 8, 1892, in Newton, NC
Died January 30, 1978

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
Nominated by Harry S Truman on January 13, 1949, to a seat vacated by David E. Henderson. Confirmed by the Senate on January 31, 1949, and received commission on February 2, 1949. Served as chief judge, 1961-1962, 1966-1968. Assumed senior status on June 24, 1968. Service terminated on January 30, 1978, due to death.

Catawba College, B.S., 1911
University of North Carolina School of Law, LL.B., 1913

Professional Career:
Private practice, Newton, North Carolina, 1913-1930
Judge, North Carolina Superior Court, Sixteenth Judicial District, 1931-1949

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, April 2, 1948; no Senate vote


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