Judge Xenophon Hicks

Born May 2, 1872, in Clinton, TN
Died November 2, 1952

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U. S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by Warren G. Harding on February 28, 1923, to a seat vacated by Edward T. Sanford; Confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1923, and received commission on March 2, 1923. Service terminated on May 23, 1928, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
Nominated by Warren G. Harding on February 28, 1923, to a seat vacated by Edward T. Sanford; Confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1923, and received commission on March 2, 1923. Service terminated on May 23, 1928, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on May 19, 1928, to a new seat created by 45 Stat. 492; Confirmed by the Senate on May 23, 1928, and received commission on May 23, 1928. Served as chief judge, 1948-1952. Assumed senior status on March 1, 1952. Service terminated on November 2, 1952, due to death.

Education:
Grant University, A.B., 1891

Cumberland University, LL.B., 1892

Professional Career:
Private practice, Clinton, Tennessee, 1892-1898
City attorney, Clinton, Tennessee, 1892-1893
County attorney, Anderson County, Tennessee, 1894-1896
U.S. Army, 1898
Alderman and mayor of Clinton, Tennessee
Tennessee state senator, 1911
Assistant state attorney general, 2nd Judicial Circuit of Tennessee, 1911-1913
Judge Criminal and Law Court, 2nd Judicial Circuit of Tennessee, 1913-1918
Judge, 19th Circuit Court of Tennessee, 1918-1923

Race or Ethnicity: White

Gender: Male