Ernest Ford Cochran

Personal

Birthday: 
9/12/1865
Birthplace: 
Anderson, SC
Date of Death: 
3/4/1934
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Anderson, South Carolina, 1889-1923
Commissioner, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, 1889-1891
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of South Carolina, 1891-1892, 1898-1905
City attorney, Anderson, South Carolina, 1898-1900
U.S. attorney for the District of South Carolina, 1906-1914
U.S. attorney for the Western District of South Carolina, 1921-1923


Education

Name of School: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1888

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of South Carolina
President Nominating: 
Calvin Coolidge
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
1/21/1924
Termination Date: 
3/4/1934
Termination Reason: 
Death
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