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Anderson, Joseph Fletcher, Jr.

Born 1949 in Augusta, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 26, 1986, to a seat vacated by Charles E. Simons. Confirmed by the Senate on October 8, 1986, and received commission on October 14, 1986. Served as chief judge, 2000-2007. Assumed senior status on November 16, 2014.

Clemson University, B.A., 1972
University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Clement Haynsworth, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1975-1976
Private practice, Edgefield, South Carolina, 1976-1986
State representative, South Carolina, 1980-1986