History of the Federal Judiciary

  U.S. District Courts for the Districts of North Carolina

   Judges of the Eastern District of North Carolina
Fox, James Carroll
Born 1928 in Atchison, KS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 14, 1982, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on September 29, 1982, and received commission on September 30, 1982. Served as chief judge, 1990-1997. Assumed senior status on January 31, 2001.

University of North Carolina, B.S., 1950
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1957

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1951-1959
Law clerk, Hon. Don Gilliam, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina, 1957-1958
Private practice, Wilmington, North Carolina, 1958-1982
County attorney, New Hanover County, North Carolina, 1967-1981


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