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McCord, Leon Clarence

Born June 21, 1878, in Conyers, GA
Died February 11, 1952

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 9, 1938, to a new seat authorized by 52 Stat. 584. Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1938, and received commission on June 24, 1938. Assumed senior status on February 26, 1951. Service terminated on February 11, 1952, due to death.

Vanderbilt University
Read law, 1900

Professional Career:

Private practice, Scottsboro, Alabama, 1900-1903
Secretary, Supreme Court of Alabama, 1903-1909
Private practice, Montgomery, Alabama, 1910-1916, 1935-1938
Railroad commissioner, State of Alabama, 1911-1915
Judge, Alabama Circuit Court, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, 1916-1935; presiding judge, 1919-1935
Democratic candidate for governor, Alabama, 1934