Devin, William

William Augustus Devin
Devin, William
14 Sep. 1951 - 30 Jan. 1954
Born: 12 July 1871, Granville Co., NC
Died: 18 Feb 1959, Oxford, NC
Buried: Elwood Cemetery, Oxford, NC
Education: Horner Military School,
     Wake Forest College,
UNC Law School
Read Law:
Admitted: 1898
NC House: 1911, 1913
Elected Superior Court: 1913, 1921, 1929
App’t Supreme Court: 1935
Elected to Supreme Court: 1936, 1944
App’t Chief Justice: 1951
Elected Chief Justice: 14 Sep 1951
Retired: 30 Jan 1954
Preceded by:
Associate Justice: Willis Brogden
Chief Justice: Walter P. Stacy
Succeeded by:
Associate Justice: Itimous Valentine
Chief Justice: M. V. Barnhill
Number of Opinions:
795 Majority
33 Dissenting
11 Concurring
839 Total