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Johnson, Joseph Travis

Born February 28, 1858, in Brewerton, SC
Died May 8, 1919, in Spartanburg, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of South Carolina
Received a recess appointment from Woodrow Wilson on March 9, 1915, to a new seat authorized by 38 Stat. 961; nominated to the same position by Woodrow Wilson on January 4, 1916. Confirmed by the Senate on January 24, 1916, and received commission on January 24, 1916. Service terminated on May 8, 1919, due to death.

Erskine College, A.B., 1879
Vanderbilt University Law School, LL.B., 1883

Professional Career:

Private practice, Laurens, South Carolina, 1883-1895
Private practice, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1895-1915
U.S. representative from South Carolina, 1901-1915