Franklin Dupree

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Franklin Dupree
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #3T
Service:
Appointed by:   Richard Nixon
Active:   12/12/1970 - 12/31/1983
Chief:   1979 - 1983
Senior:   12/31/1983 - 12/17/1995
Preceded by:   84 Stat. 294
Succeeded by:   Terrence Boyle
Personal History
Born:   October 8, 1913
Hometown:   Angier, NC
Deceased:   December 17, 1995
Undergraduate:   University of North Carolina, A.B., 1933
Law School:   University of North Carolina Law, LL.B., 1936
Military service:   U.S. Naval Reserve, 1943-1946

Franklin Taylor Dupree, Jr. (1913-1995) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.[1]

Dupree was nominated by President Richard Nixon on November 30, 1970, to a new seat created by 84 Stat. 294; he was confirmed by the Senate on December 11, 1970, and received commission the next day. He served as chief judge from 1979 until assuming senior status on December 31, 1983. He served until his death on December 17, 1995.[1]

Early life and education

  • University of North Carolina, A.B., 1933
  • University of North Carolina School of Law, LL.B., 1936[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Angier and Raleigh, North Carolina, 1936-1943
  • U.S. Naval Reserve Lieutenant, 1943-1946
  • Private practice, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1946-1971[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of North Carolina

Dupree was nominated by President Richard Nixon on November 30, 1970, to a new seat created by 84 Stat. 294; he was confirmed by the Senate on December 11, 1970, and received commission the next day. He served as chief judge from 1979 until assuming senior status on December 31, 1983. He served until his death on December 17, 1995.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Eastern District of North Carolina
1970–1983
Seat #3T
Succeeded by:
Terrence Boyle