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Hay, James

Born January 9, 1856, in Millwood, VA
Died June 12, 1931, in Madison, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Court of Claims
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on July 15, 1916, to a seat vacated by George W. Atkinson. Confirmed by the Senate on July 17, 1916, and received commission on July 17, 1916. Assumed senior status on November 30, 1927. Service terminated on June 12, 1931, due to death.

University of Pennsylvania
Washington and Lee University School of Law, LL.B., 1877

Professional Career:

Teacher, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1877-1879
Private practice, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1877-1879
Private practice, Madison, Virginia, 1879-1897
Commonwealth attorney, Madison County, Virginia, 1883-1896
State delegate, Virginia, 1885-1891
State senator, Virginia, 1893-1897
U.S. representative from Virginia, 1897-1916