William Byrd Traxler Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1948
Birthplace: 
Greenville, SC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army Reserve adjutant general, 1970-1978
Private practice, Greenville, South Carolina, 1973-1974
Office of the Solicitor, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Greenville County, South Carolina, 1975-1985; assistant solicitor, 1975-1978; deputy solicitor, 1978-1981; solicitor, 1981-1985
Resident judge, South Carolina Circuit Court, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, 1985-1992

Education

Name of School: 
Davidson College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1970
Name of School - Second: 

University of South Carolina School of Law

Founded in 1867, the mission of the School of Law is to teach law through in-depth study; to contribute through faculty and student research to the common good, to the fund of legal knowledge, and to legal development and reform; and to cooperate with state government, the community, and the organized Bar in developing and implementing appropriate programs in legal research, law reform, criminal justice reform, and continuing legal education.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1973

Judicial Career

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

South Carolina District Court

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/2/1992
Termination Date: 
10/21/1998
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
10/1/1998
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