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Name Larkins, John Davis Jr.
City Kinston
State NC
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:

Larkins, John Davis Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Larkins, John Davis Jr.
Born June 8, 1909, in Morristown, TN
Died February 16, 1990, in Kinston, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on August 8, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on August 21, 1961, and received commission on August 21, 1961. Served as chief judge, 1975-1979. Assumed senior status on June 8, 1979. Service terminated on February 16, 1990, due to death.

Education:
Wake Forest College School of Law
Wake Forest College, B.A., 1929
Read law, 1930

Professional Career:
Private practice, Trenton, North Carolina, 1930-1961
U.S. Army, 1945
Conciliation commissioner in bankruptcy, Eastern District of North Carolina, 1930
State senator, North Carolina, 1936-1954; president pro tem, 1941-1943
Liaison officer, legislative counsel to Gov. Luther H. Hodges, North Carolina, 1955
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Case(s) SD-NC-0002 : United States of America v. Halifax County Board of Education
SD-NC-0007 : Boomer v. The Beaufort County Board of Education
SD-NC-0010 : Barrow v. The Washington City Board of Education
SD-NC-0011 : Prigden and North Carolina Teachers Association v. Weldon City Board of Education


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