History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Hough, Charles Merrill
Born May 18, 1858, in Philadelphia, PA
Died April 22, 1927, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on June 20, 1906, to a new seat authorized by 34 Stat. 202. Confirmed by the Senate on June 27, 1906, and received commission on June 27, 1906. Service terminated on September 5, 1916, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on August 15, 1916, to a seat vacated by Emile Henry Lacombe. Confirmed by the Senate on August 21, 1916, and received commission on August 21, 1916. Service terminated on April 22, 1927, due to death.

Education:
Dartmouth College, A.B., 1879
Read law, 1883

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1884-1906
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