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Watkins, Henry Hitt

Born June 24, 1866, in Laurens County, SC
Died September 8, 1947

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of South Carolina
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on July 14, 1919, to a seat vacated by Joseph T. Johnson. Confirmed by the Senate on July 22, 1919, and received commission on July 22, 1919. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1936. Service terminated on September 8, 1947, due to death.

University of Virginia
Furman University, M.A., 1883
Read law, 1892

Professional Career:

Private practice, Anderson, South Carolina, 1892-1919
U.S. Army captain, Company C, First South Carolina Regiment, 1898
Quartermaster general, Gov. Duncan Heyward, South Carolina, 1903-1907