Joseph Travis Johnson

Personal

Birthday: 
2/28/1858
Birthplace: 
Brewerton, SC
Date of Death: 
5/8/1919
Place of Death: 
Spartanburg, SC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Laurens, South Carolina, 1883-1895
Private practice, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1895-1915
U.S. representative from South Carolina, 1901-1915

Education

Name of School: 
Erskine College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1879
Name of School - Second: 

Vanderbilt University Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1883

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of South Carolina
Court Name: 

South Carolina District Court

President Nominating: 
Woodrow Wilson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
1/24/1916
Termination Date: 
5/8/1919
Termination Reason: 
Death
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