Falcon Black Hawkins, Jr.
Falcon Black Hawkins, Jr. (March 16, 1927 – July 20, 2005) was a United States federal judge.
Born in Charleston, South Carolina, Hawkins was a private in the United States Army at the end of World War II, from 1945 to 1946. He later received a B.S. from The Citadel in 1958 and a J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1963. He was in private practice in Charleston, South Carolina from 1963 to 1979.
On June 5, 1979, Hawkins was nominated by President Jimmy Carter to a new seat on the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina created by 92 Stat. 1629. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 25, 1979, and received his commission on September 26, 1979. He served as chief judge from 1990 to 1993, assuming senior status on October 1, 1993. Hawkins served in that capacity until his death, in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
- Falcon Black Hawkins, Jr. at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina
| Succeeded by|
Cameron McGowan Currie