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Fox, James Carroll

Born November 6, 1928, in Atchison, KS
Died March 23, 2019, in Wilmington, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the 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. Service terminated on March 23, 2019, due to death.

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