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Edenfield, Berry Avant

Born August 2, 1934, in Bulloch County, GA
Died May 9, 2015, in Savannah, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 27, 1978, to a seat vacated by Alexander A. Lawrence. Confirmed by the Senate on October 10, 1978, and received commission on October 11, 1978. Served as chief judge, 1990-1997. Assumed senior status on August 2, 2006. Service terminated on May 9, 2015, due to death.

University of Georgia, B.B.A., 1956
University of Georgia School of Law, LL.B., 1958

Professional Career:

Georgia Army National Guard, 1957-1963
Private practice, Statesboro, Georgia, 1958-1978
State senator, Georgia, 1965-1966