Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit. Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on November 26, 1937, to a seat vacated by Charles H. Robb; Confirmed by the Senate on December 9, 1937, and received commission on December 15, 1937. Service terminated on May 28, 1943, due to resignation.
Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the United States. Nominated by Harry S. Truman on June 6, 1946, to a seat vacated by Harlan Fiske Stone; Confirmed by the Senate on June 20, 1946, and received commission on June 21, 1946. Service terminated on September 8, 1953, due to death.
Centre College, B.A., 1909
Centre College, LL.B., 1911