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Bascom S. Deaver, American judge. Mason, Odd.

Background

Deaver, Bascom S. was born on November 26, 1832 in Union County, Georgia, United States. Son of Reuben Miles and Nancy Jane (Chastain) Deaver.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Mercer U., 1907, Bachelor of Laws, 1910.

Career

Bar, 1910, and began practice at Macon. Assistant United State Attorneys Southern District of Georgia, 1922-1926. United State Attorneys Middle District of Georgia, 1926-1928.

United States district judge, same district since March 24, 1928.

Politics

Religious liberty is not merely the right to remain in the religion of one’s birth, but includes the right of anyone to change his religious loyalties without fear of persecution.

Views

God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

Membership

Mason, Odd.

Connections

Married Emily Cook, October 6, 1917. Children: Jeannette, Bascom S.

father:
Reuben Miles Deaver

mother:
Nancy Jane (Chastain) Deaver

spouse:
Emily Cook

children:
Bascom S. Deaver

Jeannette Deaver