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James Fox
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #3
Station:   Wilmington, NC
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   9/30/1982-1/30/2001
Chief:   1990-1997
Senior:   1/31/2001-Present
Preceded by:   92 Stat. 1629
Succeeded by:   Louise Flanagan
Personal History
Born:   1928
Hometown:   Atchison, KS
Undergraduate:   University of North Carolina, 1950
Law School:   University of North Carolina Law, 1957
Military service:   U.S. Army, 1951-1959

James Fox is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. He joined the court in 1982 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. Fox is a judge serving on senior status.[1]

Education

Fox graduated from North Carolina with his bachelor's degree in 1950 and also graduated from North Carolina Law with his J.D. degree in 1957.

Military service

Fox served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1959.[1]

Professional career

Fox began his legal career as a law clerk for former Judge Don Gilliam in the Eastern District of North Carolina from 1957 to 1958. He spent the rest of his legal career as a private practice attorney licensed in North Carolina from 1958 to 1982, and also served as a county attorney for New Hanover County from 1967 to 1981.[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of North Carolina

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Jesse Helms, Fox was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on September 14, 1982, to a new seat created by 92 Stat. 1629. Fox was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 29, 1982, and received commission on September 30, 1982. Fox served as the chief judge of the Eastern District of North Carolina from 1990 to 1997 before later assuming senior status on January 31, 2001.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Eastern District of North Carolina
1982–2001
Seat #3
Succeeded by:
Louise Flanagan


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