Harold Brent McKnight

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Harold Brent McKnight
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #4
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   8/1/2003 - 11/27/2004
Preceded by:   116 Stat. 1758
Succeeded by:   Frank Whitney
Personal History
Born:   1952
Deceased:   2004
Undergraduate:   University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (1974)
Law School:   University of North Carolina (1980)
Grad. School:   Magdalen College, Oxford University (1976)

Harold Brent McKnight (1952-2004) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.[1]

McKnight was nominated by President George W. Bush on April 28, 2003, to a new seat created by 116 Stat. 1758; he was confirmed by the Senate on July 31, 2003, and received commission the next day. He served until his death on November 27, 2004.[1] McKnight was succeeded in this position by Frank Whitney.

Early life and education

  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, B.A., 1974
  • Magdalen College, Oxford University, M.A., 1976
  • University of North Carolina, J.D., 1980[1]

Professional career

  • Assistant district attorney, State of North Carolina, 1982-1988
  • District judge, 26th North Carolina Judicial District Court, 1989-1993
  • Visiting lecturer, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1992-2003
  • Adjunct assistant professor, Wingate University, 1994-2003
  • U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, 1993-2003[1]

Judicial career

Western District of North Carolina

McKnight was nominated by President George W. Bush on April 28, 2003, to a new seat created by 116 Stat. 1758; he was confirmed by the Senate on July 31, 2003, and received commission the next day. He served until his death on November 27, 2004.[1] McKnight was succeeded in this position by Frank Whitney.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Western District of North Carolina
2003–2004
Seat #4
Succeeded by:
Frank Whitney