History of the Federal Judiciary


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Davies, Elmer David
Born January 12, 1899, in Magnolia, AR
Died January 7, 1957

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 19, 1939, to a seat vacated by John J. Gore. Confirmed by the Senate on July 12, 1939, and received commission on July 12, 1939. Served as chief judge, 1954-1957. Service terminated on January 7, 1957, due to death.

Education:
Vanderbilt University Law School, LL.B., 1922

Professional Career:
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1922-1939
State senator, Tennessee, 1935-1939

 

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