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David Moffatt Furches

jurist

David Moffatt Furches, American jurist.

Background

Furches, David Moffatt was born on April 21, 1832 in Davie Company, North Carolina, United States. Son of Stephen Lewis and Mary Howell Furches.

Education

Educated in Union Academy there. Read law with Chief Justice Pearson. Admitted to North Carolina bar, 1857, locating at Mocksville, Davie Company.

Career

Was company attorney, 1858. Republican candidate for Congress, 1872. Appointed judge superior court, 1875.

Republican candidate for supreme court judge, 1888. And for government, 1892. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, North Carolina, 1894-1900.

Chief justice, 1901-1902.

Connections

father:
Stephen Lewis

mother:
Mary Howell Furches