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Name Cameron, Benjamin Franklin
City New Orleans
State LA
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 December 14, 1890, in Meridian, MS
Died April 3, 1964

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

Born December 14, 1890, in Meridian, MS
Died April 3, 1964

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on February 18, 1955, to a seat vacated by Edwin Ruthven Holmes. Confirmed by the Senate on March 14, 1955, and received commission on March 16, 1955. Service terminated on April 3, 1964, due to death.

Education:
University of the South, A.B., 1911
Cumberland School of Law, LL.B., 1914

Professional Career:

Private practice, Meridian, Mississippi, 1914-1955
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi, 1929-1933


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