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Name Edenfield, Newell
City Atlanta
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, Newell
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Edenfield, Newell
Born August 10, 1911, in Emanuel County, GA
Died December 26, 1981

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on May 24, 1967, to a seat vacated by Frank A. Hooper. Confirmed by the Senate on June 12, 1967, and received commission on June 12, 1967. Served as chief judge, 1974-1976. Assumed senior status on September 1, 1981. Service terminated on December 26, 1981, due to death.

Education:
University of Georgia School of Law, LL.B., 1938

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

compress summary

Case(s) SD-GA-0002 : Freeman v. Pitts


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