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Hand, Augustus Noble

Born July 26, 1869, in Elizabethtown, NY
Died October 28, 1954, in Middlebury, VT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on September 28, 1914, to a seat vacated by George C. Holt. Confirmed by the Senate on September 30, 1914, and received commission on September 30, 1914. Service terminated on June 1, 1927, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Received a recess appointment from Calvin Coolidge on May 19, 1927, to a seat vacated by Charles Merrill Hough; nominated to the same position by Calvin Coolidge on December 6, 1927. Confirmed by the Senate on January 18, 1928, and received commission on January 18, 1928. Assumed senior status on June 30, 1953. Service terminated on October 28, 1954, due to death.

Harvard College, A.B., 1890
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1894

Professional Career:

Private practice, New York City, 1895-1914