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Williams, Ashton Hilliard

Born August 15, 1891, in Lake City, SC
Died February 25, 1962

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of South Carolina
Nominated by Harry S Truman on June 17, 1952, to a seat vacated by Julius Waties Waring. Confirmed by the Senate on July 2, 1952, and received commission on July 3, 1952. Service terminated on February 25, 1962, due to death.

University of South Carolina, A.B., 1912
Georgetown College Law School (now Georgetown University Law Center), LL.B., 1915

Professional Career:

Private practice, South Carolina, 1914-1952
City councilman, Lake City, South Carolina, 1916, 1917
State representative, South Carolina, 1921-1922
State senator, South Carolina, 1923-1926
Member from South Carolina, Democratic National Executive Committee, 1948-1949