History of the Federal Judiciary

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Hicklin, Edwin Richley
Born March 1, 1895, in Wapello, IA
Died September 19, 1963

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on July 16, 1957, to a seat vacated by William F. Riley. Confirmed by the Senate on August 15, 1957, and received commission on August 16, 1957. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on January 27, 1960. Service terminated on September 19, 1963, due to death.

Drake University, A.B., 1915
University of Iowa College of Law, LL.B., 1917

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, World War I and World War II
Private practice, Iowa, 1918-
County attorney, Louisa County, Iowa, 1920-1924
State senator, Iowa, 1930-1934
Republican candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa, 1934
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