Andrew Gordon Magrath

Personal

Birthday: 
2/8/1813
Birthplace: 
Charleston, SC
Date of Death: 
4/9/1893
Place of Death: 
Charleston, SC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Charleston, South Carolina, 1835-1839, 1841, 1843-1856, 1865-1893
State representative, South Carolina, 1840, 1842
Secretary of state, State of South Carolina, 1860-1861
Judge, Confederate District Court, District of South Carolina, 1861-1864
Governor, South Carolina, 1864-1865

Education

Name of School: 

University of South Carolina School of Law

Founded in 1867, the mission of the School of Law is to teach law through in-depth study; to contribute through faculty and student research to the common good, to the fund of legal knowledge, and to legal development and reform; and to cooperate with state government, the community, and the organized Bar in developing and implementing appropriate programs in legal research, law reform, criminal justice reform, and continuing legal education.

Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1831
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Name of School - Third: 
Read law
Degree Year - Third: 
1835

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Court Name: 

South Carolina District Court

President Nominating: 
Franklin Pierce
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
05/12/1856
Termination Date: 
11/07/1860
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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