Born January 12, 1899, in Magnolia, AR Died January 7, 1957
Federal Judicial Service: Judge, U. S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 19, 1939, to a seat vacated by John J. Gore; Confirmed by the Senate on July 12, 1939, and received commission on July 12, 1939. Served as chief judge, 1954-1957. Service terminated on January 7, 1957, due to death.
Education: Vanderbilt University, LL.B., 1922
Professional Career: Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1922-1939 Tennessee state senator, 1935-1939