History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Kennamer, Franklin Elmore
Born January 12, 1879, in Kennamer Cove, AL
Died May 1, 1960

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on January 28, 1924, to a new seat authorized by 42 Stat. 837. Confirmed by the Senate on February 19, 1924, and received commission on February 19, 1924. Service terminated on February 16, 1925, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma
Reassigned on February 16, 1925, to a new seat authorized by 43 Stat. 945. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on June 1, 1940. Service terminated on May 1, 1960, due to death.

Read law, 1905

Professional Career:
U.S. Army colonel, Spanish-American War
City attorney, Madill, Oklahoma, 1915-1916
Mayor, Madill, Oklahoma, 1919-1920
Justice, Supreme Court of Oklahoma, 1920-1924


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