History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Kennerly, Thomas Martin
Born January 24, 1874, in Lee County, TX
Died July 29, 1962, in Houston, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Herbert Hoover on January 24, 1931, to a seat vacated by Joseph C. Hutcheson, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on February 4, 1931, and received commission on February 7, 1931. Assumed senior status on August 29, 1954. Service terminated on July 29, 1962, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1893

Professional Career:
Private practice, Giddings, Texas, 1893-1897
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1897-1931
Referee in bankruptcy, Southern District of Texas, 1903-1906
Special judge, Harris County [Texas] District Court, 1918

 

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