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Name Johnson, Joseph Travis
City Spartanburg
State SC
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:

Johnson, Joseph Travis
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Johnson, Joseph Travis
Born February 28, 1858, in Brewerton, SC
Died May 8, 1919, in Spartanburg, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of South Carolina
Received a recess appointment from Woodrow Wilson on March 9, 1915, to a new seat authorized by 38 Stat. 961; nominated to the same position by Woodrow Wilson on January 4, 1916. Confirmed by the Senate on January 24, 1916, and received commission on January 24, 1916. Service terminated on May 8, 1919, due to death.

Education:
Erskine College, A.B., 1879
Vanderbilt University Law School, LL.B., 1883

Professional Career:
Private practice, Laurens, South Carolina, 1883-1895
Private practice, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1895-1915
U.S. representative from South Carolina, 1901-1915
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