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Name Magrath, Andrew Gordon
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 February 8, 1813, in Charleston, SC
Died April 9, 1893, in Charleston, SC

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

Born February 8, 1813, in Charleston, SC
Died April 9, 1893, in Charleston, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
Nominated by Franklin Pierce on May 9, 1856, to a seat vacated by Robert B. Gilchrist. Confirmed by the Senate on May 12, 1856, and received commission on May 12, 1856. Service terminated on November 7, 1860, due to resignation.

Education:
Harvard Law School
South Carolina College (now University of South Carolina), A.B., 1831
Read law, 1835

Professional Career:

Private practice, Charleston, South Carolina, 1835-1839, 1841, 1843-1856, 1865-1893
State representative, South Carolina, 1840, 1842
Secretary of state, State of South Carolina, 1860-1861
Judge, Confederate District Court, District of South Carolina, 1861-1864
Governor, South Carolina, 1864-1865


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