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Ward, Hiram Hamilton

Born April 29, 1923, in Thomasville, NC
Died April 4, 2002, in Winston-Salem, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on May 18, 1972, to a seat vacated by Edwin M. Stanley. Confirmed by the Senate on June 28, 1972, and received commission on June 28, 1972. Served as chief judge, 1982-1988. Assumed senior status on August 20, 1988. Service terminated on April 4, 2002, due to death.

Wake Forest College School of Law, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:

U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, Air Force, 1940-1945
Private practice, Denton, North Carolina, 1950-1951
Staff attorney, National Production Authority, Washington, D.C., 1951-1952
Private practice, Lexington and Denton, North Carolina, 1952-1972
Interim judge, Denton [North Carolina] Recorder's Court, 1961