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Edward Bertrand Davis

Biography of Edward Bertrand Davis

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Davis
  • First Name: Edward
  • Middle Name: Bertrand
  • Date of Birth: February , 10 , 1933
  • Place of Birth (POB): West Palm Beach , Florida (US-FL, FL, 12, Fla., Fl., Flor.)
  • Date of Death: May , 24 , 2010
  • Place of Death (POD): Miami , Florida (US-FL, FL, 12, Fla., Fl., Flor.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Edward Bertrand Davis Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Jimmy Carter ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 08/10/1979
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 92 Stat. 1629
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 09/05/1979
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 10/02/1979
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 10/04/1979
  • Commission Date: 10/05/1979
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1997
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 2000
  • Date of Termination: 06/30/2000
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Retirement

Edward Bertrand Davis in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Florida College of Law
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1960

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): New York University School of Law
  • Degree: Master of Laws (LL.M.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1961

Edward Bertrand Davis Career Path


  • U.S. Army private, 1953-1955
  • Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1961-1979


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