History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Davis, Thomas Hoyt
Born July 4, 1892, in Braselton, GA
Died May 19, 1969

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 3, 1945, to a seat vacated by Bascom S. Deaver. Confirmed by the Senate on January 29, 1945, and received commission on January 30, 1945. Served as chief judge, 1949-1961. Assumed senior status on June 30, 1961. Service terminated on May 19, 1969, due to death.

Education:
Mercer University, A.B., 1913
Read law, 1916

Professional Career:
Private practice, Georgia, 1916-1926
Solicitor general, Cordele Judicial Circuit, Georgia, 1927-1933
U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, 1933-1945

 

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