James Marshall Sprouse

Personal

Birthday: 
12/3/1923
Birthplace: 
Williamson, WV
Date of Death: 
7/3/2004
Place of Death: 
Charleston, WV
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 104th Division, 1942-1945
Assistant attorney general, State of West Virginia, 1949
Fulbright scholar in international law, University of Bordeaux, France, 1950
Counsel, Displaced Persons Commission, 1950-1951
Private practice, West Virginia, 1951-1952, 1957-1972, 1975-1979
Central Intelligence Agency, 1952-1957
Justice, Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, 1972-1975

Education

Name of School: 
St. Bonaventure University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1947
Name of School - Second: 

Columbia Law School

Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1949

Judicial Career

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

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/13/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/31/1992
Termination Date: 
7/31/1995
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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