James Robert Martin Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
11/30/1909
Birthplace: 
Greenville, SC
Date of Death: 
11/14/1984
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Greenville, South Carolina, 1931-1944
State representative from Greenville County, South Carolina, 1943-1944
Judge, South Carolina Circuit Court, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, 1944-1961

Education

Name of School: 

Washington and Lee University School of Law

Washington and Lee University's School of Law was one of just 12 of the nation's top 30 law schools to post black enrollment gains over the past decade, and one of four with gains exceeding 15 percent, with an increase of 33% from 1997 to 2006.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1931

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of South Carolina
President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/18/1961
Termination Date: 
11/1/1965
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of South Carolina
Court Name - Second: 

South Carolina District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
9/18/1961
Termination Date - Second: 
11/1/1965
Termination Reason - Second: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Court Name - Third: 

South Carolina District Court

Commission Date - Third: 
11/1/1965
Retirement from Active Service - Third: 
11/30/1979
Termination Date - Third: 
11/14/1984
Termination Reason - Third: 
Death
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