Donald Stuart Russell

Personal

Birthday: 
2/22/1906
Birthplace: 
Lafayette Springs, MS
Date of Death: 
2/22/1998
Place of Death: 
Spartanburg, SC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Union, South Carolina, 1929-1930
Private practice, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1930-1942, 1947-1951, 1957-1963
Price Adjustment Board, U.S. Department of War, 1942-1943; assistant director of economic stabilization, 1942; assistant to director of war mobilization, 1943
U.S. Army major, 1944
Deputy director, Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion, 1945
Assistant secretary of state, 1945-1947
President, University of South Carolina, 1951-1957
Governor, South Carolina, 1963-1965
U.S. senator from South Carolina, 1965-1966

Education

Name of School: 
University of South Carolina
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1925
Name of School - Second: 

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 - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1928

Judicial Career

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

South Carolina District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/3/1966
Termination Date: 
5/1/1971
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
4/23/1971
Termination Date - Second: 
2/22/1998
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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