History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Anderson, George Ross Jr.
Born 1929 in Anderson, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on April 18, 1980, to a seat vacated by James Robert Martin. Confirmed by the Senate on May 21, 1980, and received commission on May 23, 1980. Assumed senior status on January 29, 2009.

Education:
Southeastern University, B.C.S., 1949
George Washington University, 1949-1951
University of South Carolina School of Law, LL.B., 1954

Professional Career:
Legislative assistant, U.S. Sen. Olin Johnston, South Carolina, 1947-1951, 1953-1954
U.S. Air Force staff sergeant, 1951-1952
Private practice, Anderson, South Carolina, 1954-1980
State representative, South Carolina, 1955-1956

 

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