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Name Houck, Charles Weston
City Charleston
State SC
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 16, 1933, in Florence, SC
Died July 19, 2017, in Charleston, SC

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

Born April 16, 1933, in Florence, SC
Died July 19, 2017, in Charleston, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 5, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1979, and received commission on September 26, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1993-2000. Assumed senior status on October 1, 2003. Service terminated on July 19, 2017, due to death.

Education:
University of South Carolina School of Law, LL.B., 1956

Professional Career:

U.S. Army, 1957-1958
Private practice, Florence, South Carolina, 1956, 1958-1979
State representative, South Carolina, 1963-1966
Chairman, Florence City-County [South Carolina] Building Commission, 1968-1976


compress summary

Case(s) CJ-SC-0001 : Kenny v. Wilson
EE-SC-0050 : Brown v. Nucor Corporation
PC-SC-0002 : Nelson v. Leeke

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