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Name Harris, Edward
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 March 5, 1763, in Iredell County, NC
Died March 28, 1813, in Lumberton, NC

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

Born March 5, 1763, in Iredell County, NC
Died March 28, 1813, in Lumberton, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Circuit Court for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Thomas Jefferson on April 27, 1802, to a seat vacated by Henry Potter. Confirmed by the Senate on April 29, 1802, and received commission on May 3, 1802. Service terminated on July 1, 1802, due to abolition of the court.

Education:
Read law, 1791

Professional Career:

Private practice, New Bern, North Carolina, 1791-
Member, North Carolina House of Commons, 1802-1803, 1807
Trustee, University of North Carolina, 1805-1813
Judge, North Carolina Superior Court, 1811-1813


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