James Francis Byrnes

Personal

Birthday: 
5/2/1882
Birthplace: 
Charleston, SC
Date of Death: 
4/9/1972
Place of Death: 
Columbia, SC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Official court reporter, South Carolina Circuit Court, Second Judicial Circuit, 1900-1908
Editor, Aiken [South Carolina] Journal and Review, 1903-1907
Solicitor, Second Judicial Circuit, South Carolina, 1908-1910
U.S. representative from South Carolina, 1911-1925
Private practice, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1925-1931
U.S. senator from South Carolina, 1931-1941
Director, U.S. Office of Economic Stabilization, 1942-1943
Chairman, U.S. War Mobilization Board, 1943-1945
Secretary of State, 1945-1947
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1947-1950
Governor, South Carolina, 1951-1955

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1903

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name: 

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/25/1941
Termination Date: 
10/3/1942
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Seventh Circuit, October 14, 1941-October 3, 1942

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