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Name Adamson, William Charles
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 13, 1854, in Bowdon, GA
Died January 3, 1929, in New York, NY

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

Born August 13, 1854, in Bowdon, GA
Died January 3, 1929, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, U.S. Customs Court
Reassigned on May 28, 1926, to a new seat authorized by 44 Stat. 669. Service terminated on January 20, 1928, due to retirement.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Member, Board of General Appraisers
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on September 20, 1917, to a seat vacated by Henderson M. Somerville. Confirmed by the Senate on September 20, 1917, and received commission on September 24, 1917. Service terminated on May 28, 1926, due to reassignment.

Education:
Bowdon College, Georgia, A.B., 1874

Professional Career:

Private practice, Carrollton, Georgia, 1876-1917, 1928-1929
Judge, Carrollton [Georgia] City Court, 1885-1889
City attorney, Carrollton, Georgia
U.S. representative from Georgia, 1897-1917


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