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Cochran, Ernest Ford

Born September 12, 1865, in Anderson, SC
Died March 4, 1934, in Charleston, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of South Carolina
Received a recess appointment from Calvin Coolidge on November 22, 1923, to a seat vacated by Henry A. M. Smith; nominated to the same position by Calvin Coolidge on December 15, 1923. Confirmed by the Senate on January 17, 1924, and received commission on January 21, 1924. Service terminated on March 4, 1934, due to death.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Commissioner, U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, 1889-1891

University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1888

Professional Career:

Private practice, Anderson, South Carolina, 1889-1923
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of South Carolina, 1891-1892, 1898-1905
City attorney, Anderson, South Carolina, 1898-1900
U.S. attorney for the District of South Carolina, 1906-1914
U.S. attorney for the Western District of South Carolina, 1921-1923