Henry Coke Morgan Jr.

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Henry Coke Morgan Jr.
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
In office
February 8, 2004 – May 1, 2022
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
In office
April 13, 1992 – February 8, 2004
Appointed byGeorge H. W. Bush
Preceded bySeat established by 104 Stat. 5089
Succeeded byWalter D. Kelley Jr.
Personal details
Born(1935-02-08)February 8, 1935
Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
DiedMay 1, 2022(2022-05-01) (aged 87)
Virginia Beach, Virginia, U.S.
EducationWashington and Lee University (BS, JD)

Henry Coke Morgan Jr. (February 8, 1935 – May 1, 2022) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.[1]

Education and career

Born in Norfolk, Virginia, Morgan received a Bachelor of Science degree from Washington and Lee University in 1957 and a Juris Doctor from Washington and Lee University School of Law in 1960. He was a Reserve Lieutenant in the United States Army from 1958 to 1959. He was an assistant city attorney of Norfolk from 1960 to 1963, and was then in private practice in Virginia Beach, Virginia from 1963 to 1992.[2]

Federal judicial service

On October 22, 1991, Morgan was nominated by President George H. W. Bush to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia created by 104 Stat. 5089. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 8, 1992, and received his commission on April 13, 1992. He assumed senior status on February 8, 2004.[2] His judicial service ended with his death on May 1, 2022.[3]

References

  1. ^ Confirmation Hearings on Federal Appointments. United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. 1992. p. 261. ISBN 9780160391170. Retrieved 14 August 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Morgan, Henry Coke Jr. – Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.
  3. ^ "Judge Henry Coke Morgan, Jr. Obituary". www.hdoliver.com.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 104 Stat. 5089
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
1992–2004
Succeeded by