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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.

Education:
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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