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Name Edenfield, Berry Avant
City Savannah
State GA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Edenfield, Berry Avant
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Edenfield, Berry Avant
Born August 2, 1934, in Bulloch County, GA
Died May 9, 2015, in Savannah, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 27, 1978, to a seat vacated by Alexander A. Lawrence. Confirmed by the Senate on October 10, 1978, and received commission on October 11, 1978. Served as chief judge, 1990-1997. Assumed senior status on August 2, 2006. Service terminated on May 9, 2015, due to death.

Education:
University of Georgia, B.B.A., 1956
University of Georgia School of Law, LL.B., 1958

Professional Career:
Georgia Army National Guard, 1957-1963
Private practice, Statesboro, Georgia, 1958-1978
State senator, Georgia, 1965-1966

compress summary

Case(s) FH-GA-0006 : United States v. Bob Lawrence Realty, Inc.
JC-GA-0027 : Hicks v. Moore
PC-GA-0009 : Lewis v. Evans
PN-AL-0004 : J.W. v. Roper
SD-GA-0008 : United States of America v. Screven County Board of Education


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