Newell Edenfield

Personal

Birthday: 
8/10/1911
Birthplace: 
Emanuel County, GA
Date of Death: 
12/26/1981
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Legal editor, Edward Thomson & Co., Brooklyn, New York, 1938-1941
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1941-1942, 1945-1967
U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1942-1945

Education

Name of School: 

University of Georgia School of Law

Impressive Faculty - Includes authors of some of our country's leading legal scholarship, recipients of UGA's highest award for teaching excellence, Fulbright scholars, former law clerks to the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal courts, and former editors in chief of law reviews as well as former trial and corporate attorneys. Talented Student Body - Among the most selective public law schools in the nation, with LSATs of entering students near the top 10 percent of test takers nationwide and outstanding undergraduate GPAs.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1938

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Court Name: 

Georgia Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/12/1967
Retirement from Active Service: 
9/1/1981
Termination Date: 
12/26/1981
Termination Reason: 
Death
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