History of the Federal Judiciary


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Ervin, Robert Tait
Born May 27, 1863, in Wilcox County, AL
Died October 24, 1949

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on January 16, 1917, to a seat vacated by Harry T. Toulmin. Confirmed by the Senate on January 23, 1917, and received commission on January 23, 1917. Assumed senior status on January 23, 1935. Service terminated on October 24, 1949, due to death.

Education:
University of Alabama School of Law, LL.B., 1887

Professional Career:
Private practice, Mobile, Alabama, 1887-1917
Referee in bankruptcy, Southern District of Alabama, -1917

 

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