Edward B. Davis

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Edward B. Davis
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
In office
October 5, 1979 – June 30, 2000
Nominated by Jimmy Carter
Preceded by New seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629
Succeeded by Jose E. Martinez
Personal details
Born 1933 (age 81–82)
West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.
Alma mater University of Florida College of Law
New York University School of Law

Edward Bertrand Davis, born 1933 in West Palm Beach, Florida, was a judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Davis served in the US Army from 1953 to 1955. He received a J.D. from University of Florida College of Law in 1960 and a LL.M. from New York University School of Law in 1961. He was in private practice in Miami, Florida from 1961 until 1979, when he was first appointed a Judgeship. In 1979 he was appointed by President Jimmy Carter to serve as a United States District Judge. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 4, 1979, and received commission on October 5, 1979. Davis served as chief judge from 1997 to 2000 when he retired.

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