Ashton Hilliard Williams

Personal

Birthday: 
8/15/1891
Birthplace: 
Lake City, SC
Date of Death: 
2/25/1962
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
University of South Carolina
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1912
Name of School - Second: 

Georgetown University Law Center

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1915

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of South Carolina
President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/3/1952
Termination Date: 
2/25/1962
Termination Reason: 
Death
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