History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Adamson, William Charles
Born August 13, 1854, in Bowdon, GA
Died January 3, 1929, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Customs Court
Reassigned on May 28, 1926, to a new seat authorized by 44 Stat. 669. Service terminated on January 20, 1928, due to retirement.

Member, Board of General Appraisers
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on September 20, 1917, to a seat vacated by Henderson M. Somerville. Confirmed by the Senate on September 20, 1917, and received commission on September 24, 1917. Service terminated on May 28, 1926, due to reassignment.

Education:
Bowdon College, Georgia, A.B., 1874

Professional Career:
Private practice, Carrollton, Georgia, 1876-1917, 1928-1929
Judge, Carrollton [Georgia] City Court, 1885-1889
City attorney, Carrollton, Georgia
U.S. representative from Georgia, 1897-1917

 

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