History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Donohoe, James A.
Born August 9, 1877, in O`Neill, NE
Died February 26, 1956

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on April 15, 1933, to a seat vacated by Joseph W. Woodrough. Confirmed by the Senate on April 20, 1933, and received commission on April 27, 1933. Served as chief judge, 1948-1956. Service terminated on February 26, 1956, due to death.

Education:
Fremont Normal College (now Midland University), B.S., 1898
Read law, 1905

Professional Career:
Private practice, Nebraska, 1905-1933
State senator, Nebraska, 1908-1909

 

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