Edward B. Davis
|Edward B. Davis|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida|
October 5, 1979 – June 30, 2000
|Nominated by||Jimmy Carter|
|Preceded by||New seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629|
|Succeeded by||Jose E. Martinez|
|Born||1933 (age 82–83)
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 an 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.
- Edward B. Davis at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Jose E. Martinez
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