(Biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf, April 2007
Born 10/31/1918, in Americus, GA.Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Received a recess appointment by President John F. Kennedy (Democrat), on 10/05/1961.
Nominated on 01/15/1962; confirmed by the Senate on 02/05/1962; received judicial commission on 02/09/1962.
Service terminated on 03/01/1976 due to resignation. Education
Mercer University School of Law, LL.B., 1948.Non-judicial Career
Private practice, Savannah, Georgia, 1948-1952
Private practice, Rome, Georgia, 1952-1953
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1953-1961
Chief of staff,Governor Vandiver, Georgia, 1959-1961
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1976
Attorney General of the United States, 1977-1979
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1979-