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The Honorable Joseph Fletcher Anderson, Jr. (1949–)
Judge U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina; Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 26, 1986, to a seat vacated by Charles Earl Simons, Jr.; Confirmed by the Senate on October 8, 1986, and received commission on October 14, 1986; Served as chief judge, 2000–2007.
Born 1949 in Augusta, Georgia.
Education: Clemson University, B.A., 1972; University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1975.