History of the Federal Judiciary


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Floyd, Henry Franklin
Born 1947 in Brevard, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 15, 2003, to a seat vacated by Dennis W. Shedd. Confirmed by the Senate on September 22, 2003, and received commission on September 24, 2003. Service terminated on October 6, 2011, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 26, 2011, to a seat vacated by Karen J. Williams. Confirmed by the Senate on October 3, 2011, and received commission on October 5, 2011.

Education:
Wofford College, B.A., 1970
University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
State representative, South Carolina, 1972-1978
Private practice, Pickens, South Carolina, 1973-1992
County attorney, Pickens County, South Carolina, 1986-1992
Judge, South Carolina Circuit Court, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, 1992-2003

 

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