Emory Speer

Personal

Birthday: 
9/3/1848
Birthplace: 
Culloden, GA
Date of Death: 
12/13/1918
Place of Death: 
Macon, GA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
University of Georgia
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1869
Name of School - Second: 
Read law

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia
Court Name: 

Georgia Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Chester A. Arthur
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
02/18/1885
Termination Date: 
12/13/1918
Termination Reason: 
Death
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