History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Hincks, Carroll Clark
Born November 30, 1889, in Andover, MA
Died September 30, 1964

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Nominated by Herbert Hoover on December 15, 1930, to a seat vacated by Warren B. Burrows. Confirmed by the Senate on January 13, 1931, and received commission on January 24, 1931. Served as chief judge, 1948-1953. Service terminated on December 7, 1953, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Received a recess appointment from Dwight D. Eisenhower on October 3, 1953, to a seat vacated by Thomas Walter Swan; nominated to the same position by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 11, 1954. Confirmed by the Senate on February 9, 1954, and received commission on February 9, 1954. Assumed senior status on May 15, 1959. Service terminated on September 30, 1964, due to death.

Education:
Yale University, A.B., 1911
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1914

Professional Career:
Private practice, New Haven, Connecticut, 1914-1916
U.S. Army captain, Field Artillery, 1917-1919
Private practice, Waterbury, Connecticut, 1919-1931

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