Samuel James Ervin III

Personal

Birthday: 
3/2/1926
Birthplace: 
Morganton, NC
Date of Death: 
9/18/1999
Place of Death: 
Morganton, NC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army lieutenant, 1944-1946, 1951-1952
Private practice, Morganton, North Carolina, 1952-1967
Solicitor, Burke County [North Carolina] Board of Commissioners, 1954-1956
State representative, North Carolina, 1965-1967
Judge, North Carolina Superior Court, 1967-1980

Education

Name of School: 
Davidson College
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1948
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1951

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: 
5/23/1980
Termination Date: 
9/18/1999
Termination Reason: 
Death
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