Charles Henry Simonton

Personal

Birthday: 
7/11/1829
Birthplace: 
Charleston, SC
Date of Death: 
4/25/1904
Place of Death: 
Philadelphia, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Charleston, South Carolina, 1851-1886
Assistant clerk, South Carolina House of Representatives, 1851-1852
State representative, South Carolina, 1858-1862, 1865-1866, 1877-1886
Confederate Army colonel, 1861-1865

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 Year: 
1849
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1851

Judicial Career

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

South Carolina District Court

President Nominating: 
Grover Cleveland
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
01/13/1887
Termination Date: 
12/28/1893
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the Fourth Circuit
Commission Date - Second: 
12/19/1893
Termination Date - Second: 
4/25/1904
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Court Name - Third: 

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Third: 
12/19/1893
Termination Date - Third: 
4/25/1904
Termination Reason - Third: 
Death
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