Floyd H. Roberts

Personal

Birthday: 
3/29/1879
Birthplace: 
Bristol, VA
Date of Death: 
1/29/1967
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Bristol, Virginia, 1904-

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, January 5, 1939; rejected by Senate, February 6, 1939; resigned, February 6, 1939

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.

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
Court Name: 

Virginia Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Termination Date: 
2/6/1939
Termination Reason: 
Recess Appointment-Not Confirmed
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