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Charles Weston Houck

Charles Weston Houck, American federal judge. Bar: South Carolina. Member South Carolina House of Representatives, 1963-1966; chairman Florence City-County Building Commission, 1968-1976. Served with Army of the United States, 1957-1958. Member American Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association.

Background

  • Houck, Charles Weston was born on April 16, 1933 in Florence, South Carolina, United States. Son of William Stokes and Charlotte Barnwell (Weston) Houck.

  • Education

    • Graduate, University North Carolina, 1954. Bachelor of Laws, University South Carolina, 1956.

    Career

    • Member firm Willcox, Hardee, Houck, Palmer & O'Farrell, 1956, 58-70. Partner Houck, Clarke & Johnson, 1971-1979. Judge United States District Court South Carolina, Florence, 1979—1993, 2000—2003, chief judge, 1993—2000, senior judge, since 2003.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: South Carolina.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member South Carolina House of Representatives, 1963-1966. Chairman Florence City-County Building Commission, 1968-1976. Served with Army of the United States, 1957-1958.

    Member American Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Children from previous marriage: Charles Weston, Charlotte Elizabeth.
    • father: William Stokes Houck
    • mother: Charlotte Barnwell (Weston) Houck
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