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Waring, J. Watieslocked

(27 July 1880–11 January 1968)
  • Tinsley E. Yarbrough

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Waring, J. Waties (27 July 1880–11 January 1968), U.S. district judge, was born Julius Waties Waring in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Edward Perry Waring, a railroad official and school superintendent, and Anna Thomasine Waties. An eighth-generation Charlestonian, he was educated at the local University School and the College of Charleston, from which he graduated in 1900. After reading law with a local attorney, he established a practice in his native city. Soon he acquired a large and varied clientele; a well-connected wife, Annie Gammell, whom he married in 1913 and with whom he was to have a daughter; and a prestigious Meeting Street address. In 1914 he was appointed assistant U.S. attorney in Charleston, a position he held for the balance of the ...

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