History of the Federal Judiciary

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Roberts, Floyd H.
Born March 29, 1879, in Bristol, VA
Died January 29, 1967

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
Received a recess appointment from Franklin D. Roosevelt on July 6, 1938, to a new seat authorized by 52 Stat. 584; nominated to the same position by Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 5, 1939. Service terminated on February 6, 1939, after nomination was not confirmed by the Senate.

University of Virginia School of Law

Professional Career:
Private practice, Bristol, Virginia, 1904-

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, January 5, 1939; rejected by Senate, February 6, 1939; resigned, February 6, 1939


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