Charles Henry Simonton
|Charles Henry Simonton|
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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the District of South Carolina|
|Appointed by:||Grover Cleveland|
|Active:||1/13/1887 - 12/28/1893|
|Preceded by:||George Seabrook Bryan|
|Succeeded by:||William Hiram Brawley|
|Bachelors:||South Carolina College (1849)|
|Law School:||Read Law (1851)|
Charles Henry Simonton (1829-1904) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He joined the court in 1893 after being nominated by President Grover Cleveland.
Early life and education
- Private practice, Charleston, South Carolina, 1851-1886
- Assistant clerk, South Carolina House of Representatives, 1851-1852
- Member, South Carolina House of Representatives, 1858-1862, 1865-1866, 1877-1886
- Confederate Army Colonel, 1861-1865 
Simonton was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
He was nominated by President Grover Cleveland on December 11, 1893. He was confirmed by the Senate on December 19, 1893, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on April 25, 1904. 
District of South Carolina
Charles Henry Simonton was previously a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina.
He received a recess appointment from President Grover Cleveland on September 3, 1886 and was nominated on December 9th. He was confirmed by the Senate on January 13, 1887, and received commission that same day. He served on this court until December 28, 1893.  Simonton was succeeded in this position by William Hiram Brawley.
|Federal judicial offices|
George Seabrook Bryan
|District of South Carolina
William Hiram Brawley
Hugh Lennox Bond
|Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
Jeter Connelly Pritchard
Chief Judge: William Traxler • Barbara Keenan • Steven Agee • Harvie Wilkinson • Paul Niemeyer • Diana Motz • Robert King • Roger Gregory • Dennis Shedd • Allyson Duncan • Andre Davis • Henry Floyd • James Wynn • Albert Diaz • Stephanie Thacker
|Former judges||Hugh Lennox Bond • Karen J. Williams • Blane Michael • Michael Luttig • Emory Sneeden • Samuel Ervin • James Sprouse • Charles Henry Simonton • Nathan Goff • Edmund Waddill • Jeter Connelly Pritchard • Martin Augustine Knapp • John Carter Rose • Charles Albert Woods • Morris Ames Soper • Elliott Northcott • John Johnston Parker • Armistead Dobie • Harrison Winter • James Craven • Donald Russell • Albert Bryan, Sr. • John Butzner • Hiram Widener • Herbert Boreman • John Field • Kenneth Hall • J. Spencer Bell • Clement Haynsworth • Francis Murnaghan • Simon Sobeloff • William Walter Wilkins •|
|Former Chief judges|
|Magistrate judges||Robert Buchanan • Paige Jones Gossett • Bruce Hendricks • Bristow Marchant • Thomas Rogers • Shiva Hodges • Kevin McDonald • Jacquelyn Austin • Kaymani West •|
|Former Article III judges||
Thomas Bee • William Drayton • John Drayton • Thomas Lee • Robert Budd Gilchrist • Andrew Gordon Magrath • George Seabrook Bryan • William Hiram Brawley • Clyde Hamilton • William Traxler • Dennis Shedd • Charles Henry Simonton • Henry Augustus Middleton Smith • Joseph Travis Johnson • Henry Floyd • Henry Hitt Watkins • Ernest Ford Cochran • Robert Chapman • John Lyles Glenn • Francis Kerschner Myers • Charles Wyche • Falcon Hawkins • Robert Hemphill • Donald Russell • Charles Simons • Matthew Perry • George Timmerman • Julius Waring • William Walter Wilkins • Ashton Williams • James Robert Martin, Jr. •
|Former Chief judges|