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Name Butler, Algernon Lee
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 Sep 27, 2017:

Born August 2, 1905, in Clinton, NC
Died September 5, 1978

Federal Judicial Service:
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born August 2, 1905, in Clinton, NC
Died September 5, 1978

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on July 28, 1959, to a seat vacated by Donnell Gilliam. Confirmed by the Senate on August 28, 1959, and received commission on August 31, 1959. Served as chief judge, 1961-1975. Assumed senior status on August 2, 1975. Service terminated on September 5, 1978, due to death.

Education:
University of North Carolina School of Law
Read law, 1928

Professional Career:

Private practice, Clinton, North Carolina, 1928-
State representative, North Carolina, 1931
County attorney, Sampson County, North Carolina, 1938-1951


compress summary

Case(s) SD-NC-0004 : Turner v. Warren County Board of Education
SD-NC-0006 : Coppedge v. The Franklin County Board of Education

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