History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Hannay, Allen Burroughs
Born February 14, 1892, in Hempstead, TX
Died October 22, 1983, in Houston, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on July 16, 1942, to a seat vacated by James V. Allred. Confirmed by the Senate on August 6, 1942, and received commission on August 12, 1942. Served as chief judge, 1954-1962. Assumed senior status on August 6, 1975. Service terminated on October 22, 1983, due to death.

Education:
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1913

Professional Career:
Private practice, Hempstead, Texas, and Houston, Texas, 1913-1930
Judge, Waller County [Texas] Court, 1915-1917
Judge, Texas District Court, One Hundred and Thirteenth Judicial District, 1930-1942

 

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