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William B. Traxler Jr. – 2012

William B. Traxler Jr. – 2012

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Rev. 112013 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2012 U.S.C. app. .11 JOJ.J II) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) TRAXLER, Jr., William Court Organization U.S. Court Appeals, Fourth Circuit Date Report 05/09/2013 Title (Article judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) Circuit Court Judge (Active)  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination Date Initial [{] Annual Sb. Amended Report Final Reporting Period 01/01/2012 12/31/2012 Chambers Office Address 
300 Washington Street, Suite 222 Greenville, 29601 
IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. POSITI0NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.)  NONE (No reportable positions.)  
POSITION  NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Visiting professor  Charleston School Law Trustee Furman University 

PARTIES AND TERMS 05/00/92 State S.C. Circuit Judge Retirement benefit (see Ill.A. 

05/09/2013
llJ. NON-INVESTMENT COME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
SOURCE AND TYPE  INCOME  
(yours, not spouse's) 2012  State S.C. Circuit Judge Retirement benefit  $69,214.20 Spouse's Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 2012 Greenville TEC -Salary 
JV. REIMBURSEMENTS --transportation, lodging,food, entertainment. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) 

ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 
Transportation and lodging 
South Carolina Defense Trial 11/9/12-11/10/12 Kiawah Island, South Seminar speaker Food and lodging Attorneys Assoc. Carolina 

05/09/2013 GIFTS. (Include those spou and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing stru ction s.) 

[{] NONE (No reportable gifts.) 

SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 

VJ. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 
instructions.) 

[{] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 
CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 

05/09/2013
TRAXLER, Jr., William 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, va111e, transactions r1nct11des those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing im1r11c1ions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period (including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
(2) {I) (2) (2) (3) 
(5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (ifprivate  
(Q-W)  transaction) Income Gain Codes:  A4t.000orless 41,001  $2,500 =$2.501  $5,000  0=$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50,000  
(Sec Columns and 04) 450,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1.000,000  111 =$1 .000. 001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5,000.000 Value Codes  J=$1 5,000or lcss  K=$15,001 -$50,000 50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001  $250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500.000 =$500,001  $1.000.000 1,000.001 -$5,000.000 =$5.000,001 -$25,000.000 =$25,000.001 -$50.000,000 =More than $50. 000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment ==Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Other =Estimated  

05/09/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --in come, value, transa ctions (1n c111des those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing ins1r11 ctions.J NONE (No reportable incof/Je, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period (including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
(2) (2) (I) 
(5) 
Place "(X}" after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity Code
exempt from prior disclosure 	div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) 
Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private (Q-W} transaction) 
18. Growth Fund America IRA  Dividend  
19. New Perspective Fund IRA  Dividend  
20. First Citizens Bank-various accounts  Interest  
21. Ameritrade IRA  Dividend  
22. --MIPS Technologies stock (common)  
23. --Honeywell stock (common)  
24. --Applied Materials stock (common)  
25. --Texas Instrument stock (common)  
26. BBT stock (common)  Dividend  
27. Home Depot stock (common)  Dividend  
28. Pfizer stock (common)  Dividend  
29. Athene -whole life insurance policies  Interest  
30. Protective Life --whole life insurance policy  Interest  
31. Jefferson National Life --whole life insurance policy  Interest  
32. Conagra stock (common)  Dividend  
33. Piedmont Natural Gas stock (common)  Dividend  
34. Regions Financial Corp. stock (common)  Dividend Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5 ,000 =$5,001 -$15 ,000 =$15.001 -$5 0,000 (Sec Columns and 04) =$5 0,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1.000.000 Ill =$1.000,001 -$5 ,000, 000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15. 000 less =$15. 001 -$5 000 =$50,00 -$I 00,000 4100,001 -$250,000 

(Sec Columns and 03) =$25 0,00 -$5 00.000 =$5 00,001 -$1.000, 000 =$1,000. 001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25 ,000, 001 -$5 0,000.000 1'4 =More than 000,000 
Value Method Codes =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Cash Market =Appraisal =Assessment 
(Sec Column C2) V=Othcr =Book Value =Estimated 
05/09/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 offitinc insrructians.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(2) (I) (2) (I) (2) 
(4) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  

 (A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (ifprivate  

transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less 41,001 -$2.500 0=$5.001 -$15.000 E=$15.00l -$50.000 
(Sec Columns and D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$I 00,00 -$1,000,000 112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$1 5,001 -$50.000 =$100.001 -$250.000 
(Sec Columns and D3) N=$250.001 -$500.000 =$500,00 -$1,000,000 =$5.000,001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000,000 =More than $50.000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market (Sec Column C2) Vo:=Othcr
U=Book Value =Estimated 
0510912013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 offtling 
;ns1r11ctions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (I) {I) 

(3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction)  

52. State Credit Union-money market account  Interest  
53. Gilead Sciences stock (common)  None  Buy  05123112 Income Gain Codes: 1,000 Jess 41,00 $2,500 =$2.50 -$5,000  D=$5.00 -$15.000  E=$ 15.00l -$50,000  
(Sec Columns and 04)  F450,001-$ 100.000 4100,00 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.00 -$5,000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes 15.000 less =$15,00 -$50.000 =$50.00 -$100.000 100.00 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250,00 -$500.000 =$500,001 .000,000 =$1,000.00 -$5,000.000 =$5.000.00 -$25.000.000  
1'3 =$25,000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndi ca/e partofreport.) Parts and Ill.A --1 did not teach during 2012 and hence had income report visiting professor from the Charleston School Law. Parts and Ill.A. --I eligible for lifetime monthly retirement benefit approximately 18/24 71.3% the salary Circuit Judge South Carolina. Payment began when turned years age May 2003. Part VII, #6, #18, and #19 --The company fund family that sponsors these funds American Funds. Part VII, #13 --No distribution was made from the trust 2012. The ranges provided represent aggregate totals for the trust. Part VII, #29 --Liberty Life Insurance Company changed its name Athene Annuity and Life Assurance Company effective February 2012. Part VII, #35 --Income from rent and agricultural program payments. Part VII, #40 --This line-item account Hilliard Lyons into which dividends are placed that are received directly broker. The broker has 

changed the holder the money from Hilliard Lyons Govt. Fund Federated Govt. Cash Series, money market mutual fund. The fund family Federated Investor Funds. Part VII, #41 --The company fund family Putnam Investments. Part VII, #43 --First Savers Bank was taken over First Federal Bank about April 27, 2012. Part VII, #45 --This exchange traded fund. The fund family SPDR Trust Series 

05/09/2013
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 

Signature: William TRAXLER, Jr. 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 

Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544