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Wyche, Charles Cecil
Born July 7, 1885, in Prosperity, SC
Died September 17, 1966

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of South Carolina
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 11, 1937, to a seat vacated by Henry H. Watkins. Confirmed by the Senate on January 22, 1937, and received commission on January 30, 1937. 1948-1962. Service terminated on November 1, 1965, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Reassigned on November 1, 1965, to a new seat authorized by 79 Stat. 951. Service terminated on September 17, 1966, due to death.

Education:
Georgetown College Law School (now Georgetown University Law Center)
The Citadel, B.S., 1906
Read law, 1909

Professional Career:
Private practice, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1909-1937
State representative, South Carolina, 1913-1914
U.S. Army major, 1917-1919
City attorney, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1919-1922
County attorney, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, 1919-1933
Special judge, South Carolina Circuit Court, Cherokee County, 1924
Special associate justice, Supreme Court of South Carolina, 1929
U.S. attorney for the Western District of South Carolina, 1933-1937

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