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Hays, Paul Raymond

Born April 2, 1903, in Des Moines, IA
Died February 13, 1980

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Received a recess appointment from John F. Kennedy on October 5, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80; nominated to the same position by John F. Kennedy on January 15, 1962. Confirmed by the Senate on March 16, 1962, and received commission on March 17, 1962. Assumed senior status on September 11, 1974. Service terminated on February 13, 1980, due to death.

Columbia University, A.B., 1924
Columbia University, M.A., 1927
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1933

Professional Career:

Private practice, New York City, 1933-1936
Legal counsel, National Industrial Recovery and Resettlement Administration, 1934-1935
Faculty, Columbia University, 1936-1961; assistant professor of law, 1936-1943; professor of law, 1943-1961
Legal consultant, New York State Banking Department 1936-1945
Member, U.S. Board of Legal Examiners, 1941-1944

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, September 23, 1961; no Senate vote