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Henry Groves Connor

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Henry Groves Connor
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Service:
Appointed by:   William Howard Taft
Active:   5/25/1909 - 11/23/1924
Preceded by:   Thomas Richard Purnell
Succeeded by:   Isaac Melson Meekins
Personal History
Born:   1852
Deceased:   1924
Law School:   Read Law (1871)

Henry Groves Connor (1852-1924) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.[1]

He was nominated by President William Howard Taft on May 10, 1909 to fill a seat vacated by Thomas Richard Purnell. He was confirmed by the Senate on May 25, 1909, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on November 23, 1924.[1] Connor was succeeded in this position by Thomas Richard Purnell.

Early life and education

  • Read law, 1871[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Wilson, North Carolina, 1871-1885
  • North Carolina state senator, 1885
  • Judge, North Carolina Superior Court, 1885-1893
  • Private practice, Wilson, North Carolina, 1893-1903
  • North Carolina state representative, 1899-1901
  • Speaker of state house, 1901
  • Associate justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina, 1903-1909[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of North Carolina

Connor was nominated by President William Howard Taft on May 10, 1909 to fill a seat vacated by Thomas Richard Purnell. He was confirmed by the Senate on May 25, 1909, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on November 23, 1924.[1] Connor was succeeded in this position by Thomas Richard Purnell.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Thomas Richard Purnell
Eastern District of North Carolina
1909–1924
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
Isaac Melson Meekins
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