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Name Darr, Leslie Rogers
City City not recorded
State TN
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Darr, Leslie Rogers
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Darr, Leslie Rogers
Born November 8, 1886, in Jasper, TN
Died May 29, 1967

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 24, 1939, to a new seat authorized by 52 Stat. 584. Confirmed by the Senate on May 31, 1939, and received commission on June 2, 1939. Service terminated on November 27, 1940, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 24, 1939, to a new seat authorized by 52 Stat. 584. Confirmed by the Senate on May 31, 1939, and received commission on June 2, 1939. Served as chief judge, 1949-1961. Assumed senior status on March 15, 1961. Service terminated on May 29, 1967, due to death.

Education:
Cumberland School of Law, LL.B., 1909

Professional Career:
Private practice, Jasper, Tennessee, 1910-1926
Judge, Tennessee Circuit Court, Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, 1926-1939

Nominated to the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Tennessee, May 17, 1939; nomination withdrawn by president, May 24, 1939

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