Judges History

District of Tennessee

McNairy, John (1797-1802)

Eastern and Western Districts of Tennessee

McNairy, John (1802-1833)

Brown, Morgan Welles (1834-1853)

Middle District of Tennessee

Brown, Morgan Welles (1839-1853)

Humphreys, West Hughes (1853-1862)

Trigg, Connally Findlay (1862-1880)

Key, David McKendree (1880-1895)

Clark, Charles Dickson (1895-1908)

Sanford, Edward Terry (1908-1923)

Gore, John J. (1923-1939)

Hicks, Xenophon (1923-1928)

Darr, Leslie Rogers (1939-1940)

Davies, Elmer David (1939-1957)

Miller, William Ernest (1955-1970)

Gray, Frank Jr. (1961-1978)

Morton, Leland Clure (1970-1998)

Wiseman, Thomas Anderton Jr. (1978-2013)

Nixon, John Trice (1980-present)

Higgins, Thomas Aquinas (1984-2006)

Echols, Robert L. (1992-2010)

Campbell, Todd J. (1995-present)

Trauger, Aleta Arthur (1998-present)

Haynes, William Joseph Jr. (1999-present)

Sharp, Kevin Hunter (2011-present)

Source: Federal Judicial Center