History of the Federal Judiciary


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Connor, Henry Groves
Born July 3, 1852, in Wilmington, NC
Died November 23, 1924, in Wilson, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
Nominated by William H. Taft on May 10, 1909, to a seat vacated by Thomas R. Purnell. Confirmed by the Senate on May 25, 1909, and received commission on May 25, 1909. Service terminated on November 23, 1924, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1871

Professional Career:
Private practice, Wilson, North Carolina, 1871-1885, 1893-1903
State senator, North Carolina, 1885
Judge, North Carolina Superior Court, 1885-1893
State representative, North Carolina, 1899-1901; speaker, 1901
Associate justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina, 1903-1909
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