History of the Federal Judiciary

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Webb, Edwin Yates
Born May 23, 1872, in Shelby, NC
Died February 7, 1955

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on October 30, 1919, to a new seat authorized by 40 Stat. 1156. Confirmed by the Senate on November 5, 1919, and received commission on November 5, 1919. Assumed senior status on March 1, 1948. Service terminated on February 7, 1955, due to death.

University of Virginia School of Law
University of North Carolina School of Law
Wake Forest College, A.B., 1893

Professional Career:
Private practice, Shelby, North Carolina, 1894-
State senator, North Carolina, 1901
U.S. representative from North Carolina, 1903-1919

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