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Speer, Emory

Born September 3, 1848, in Culloden, GA
Died December 13, 1918, in Macon, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
Nominated by Chester A. Arthur on January 19, 1885, to a seat vacated by John Erskine. Confirmed by the Senate on February 18, 1885, and received commission on February 18, 1885. Service terminated on December 13, 1918, due to death.

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University of Georgia, A.B., 1869

Professional Career:

Confederate Army private, 1864-1865
Private practice, Athens, Georgia, 1869-1883
Solicitor general, State of Georgia, 1873-1876
U.S. representative from Georgia, 1879-1883
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1883-1885
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, 1883-1885
Dean, Mercer University Law School, Macon, Georgia, 1893-1918