History of the Federal Judiciary

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Gilliam, Donnell
Born March 12, 1889, in Tarboro, NC
Died March 6, 1960, in Tarboro, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
Nominated by Harry S Truman on May 3, 1945, to a seat vacated by Isaac M. Meekins. Confirmed by the Senate on May 15, 1945, and received commission on May 18, 1945. Assumed senior status on March 16, 1959. Service terminated on March 6, 1960, due to death.

University of North Carolina, B.A., 1909
University of North Carolina School of Law, LL.B., 1910

Professional Career:
Private practice, Tarboro, North Carolina, 1923-1945
District solicitor, State of North Carolina, 1923-1945


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