History of the Federal Judiciary

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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. Served as chief judge, 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.

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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