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Name Watkins, Harry Evans
City Fairmont
State WV
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:

Watkins, Harry Evans
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Watkins, Harry Evans
Born November 6, 1898, in Watson, WV
Died June 6, 1963

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 17, 1937, to a new seat authorized by 49 Stat. 1805. Confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1937, and received commission on March 3, 1937. Service terminated on June 6, 1963, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 17, 1937, to a new seat authorized by 49 Stat. 1805. Confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1937, and received commission on March 3, 1937. Served as chief judge, 1954-1963. Service terminated on June 6, 1963, due to death.

Education:
West Virginia University College of Law, LL.B., 1923

Professional Career:
U.S. Army private first class, Signal Corps, 1918-1919
Private practice, Fairmont, West Virginia, 1923-1937


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