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The Digital Portrait Collection

The Digital Portrait Collection at the University of South Carolina School of Law

The Honorable Joseph Fletcher Anderson, Jr. (1949–)

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.