J. Spencer Bell

Personal

Birthday: 
4/1/1906
Birthplace: 
Charlotte, NC
Date of Death: 
3/19/1967
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1930-1961
State senator, North Carolina, 1957-1961

Education

Name of School: 
Duke University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1927
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Name of School - Third: 

University of North Carolina School of Law

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the nation's oldest, and clearly one of its most accomplished, public institutions. From the colonial period until the present day, graduates from the University's School of Law have played powerfully disproportionate roles in leading the state, the south and the nation. Our law faculty includes world-class scholars, award-winning teachers and noted practitioners. Carolina Law's student body is among the most highly credentialed and intellectually diverse in America. Our signature offerings in civil rights, banking, intellectual property, entrepreneurial and securities law, critical studies, bankruptcy, and constitutional inquiry are among the best to be found in the academy. And our expansive array of skills and capstone courses provides impressive links between theory and practice. Carolina is a remarkable place to study law.

Degree - Third: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Third: 
1930

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Court Name: 

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/27/1961
Termination Date: 
3/19/1967
Termination Reason: 
Death
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