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Name Lamar, Joseph Rucker
City Washington
State DC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

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

Lamar, Joseph Rucker
Born October 14, 1857, in Cedar Grove, GA
Died January 2, 1916, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by William H. Taft on December 12, 1910, to a seat vacated by William H. Moody. Confirmed by the Senate on December 15, 1910, and received commission on December 17, 1910. Service terminated on January 2, 1916, due to death.

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Fifth Circuit, January 9, 1911-January 2, 1916

Education:
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Bethany College, B.A., 1877
Read law, 1878

Professional Career:
Professor of Latin, Bethany College, 1879-1880
Private practice, Augusta, Georgia, 1880-1903, 1905-1911
State representative, Georgia, 1886-1889
Member, Commission to Recodify the Laws of Georgia, 1893-1895
Associate justice, Supreme Court of Georgia, 1903-1905
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