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Name Christie, Sidney Lee
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 Sep 27, 2017:

Born April 17, 1903, in Sinks Grove, WV
Died February 15, 1974

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

Born April 17, 1903, in Sinks Grove, WV
Died February 15, 1974

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on April 15, 1964, to a seat vacated by Harry E. Watkins. Confirmed by the Senate on April 30, 1964, and received commission on May 1, 1964. Service terminated on February 15, 1974, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on April 15, 1964, to a seat vacated by Harry E. Watkins. Confirmed by the Senate on April 30, 1964, and received commission on May 1, 1964. Served as chief judge, 1971-1973. Service terminated on February 15, 1974, due to death.

Education:
Dunsmore Business College, business college degree, 1924
Cumberland School of Law, LL.B., 1928

Professional Career:

Private practice, 1928-1960
Divorce commissioner, West Virginia Circuit Court, McDowell County
Judge, West Virginia Circuit Court, Eighth Judicial Circuit, 1961-1964


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