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U.S. Court of Federal Claims: Napier, John Light

Born 1947 in Bennettsville, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Claims Court (now U.S. Court of Federal Claims)
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 11, 1986, to a seat vacated by Kenneth Richard Harkins. Confirmed by the Senate on October 8, 1986, and received commission on October 14, 1986. Service terminated on July 31, 1989, due to resignation.

Davidson College, A.B., 1969
University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
Staff, U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, South Carolina, 1972-1978
Private practice, Bennettsville, South Carolina, 1978-1981, 1983-1986
U.S. representative from South Carolina, 1981-1983