History of the Federal Judiciary

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Bailey, Thomas Jennings
Born June 6, 1867, in Nashville, TN
Died January 9, 1963, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on May 16, 1918, to a seat vacated by Walter I. McCoy. Confirmed by the Senate on May 22, 1918, and received commission on May 22, 1918. Assumed senior status on November 1, 1950. Service terminated on January 9, 1963, due to death.

Southwestern University, A.B., 1884
Southwestern University, A.M., 1885
Vanderbilt University, LL.B., 1890

Professional Career:
Private practice, Clarksville, Tennessee, 1890, 1896-1900
Private practice, Seattle, Tennessee, 1893-1896
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1902-1918
Special commissioner, 1915
Deputy clerk/master in chancery, Nashville, Tennessee, 1915-1918


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