Senior Judge Clyde H. Hamilton

Born 1934 in Edgefield, SC 

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U. S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on November 13, 1981, to a seat vacated by Robert Chapman; Confirmed by the Senate on November 24, 1981, and received commission on December 1, 1981. Service terminated on July 31, 1991, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on June 12, 1991, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089; Confirmed by the Senate on July 18, 1991, and received commission on July 22, 1991. Assumed senior status on November 30, 1999. 

Education:
Wofford College, B.S., 1956
George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1961

Professional Career:
U.S. Army Reserve Captain, 1956-1958
Private practice, Edgefield, South Carolina, 1961-1963
Private practice, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1963-1982