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Holland, John Warthen

Born September 30, 1883, in Jackson, TN
Died November 15, 1969, in Coral Gables, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 26, 1936, to a seat vacated by Halsted L. Ritter. Confirmed by the Senate on May 30, 1936, and received commission on June 1, 1936. Served as chief judge, 1950-1955. Assumed senior status on July 1, 1955. Service terminated on November 14, 1969, due to death.

Southwestern Baptist University (now Union University, Jackson, Tennessee), B.A., 1904
Vanderbilt University Law School, LL.B., 1906

Professional Career:

Private practice, Jackson, Tennessee, 1906-1910
Private practice, Jacksonville, Florida, 1910-1933
City attorney, Jacksonville, Florida, 1929
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Florida, 1933-1936