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Name Ford, Hiram Church
City Georgetown
State KY
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:

Ford, Hiram Church
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Ford, Hiram Church
Born July 28, 1884, in Scott County, KY
Died June 8, 1969, in Georgetown, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 19, 1935, to a seat vacated by Andrew M.J. Cochran. Confirmed by the Senate on March 27, 1935, and received commission on March 28, 1935. Served as chief judge, 1948-1963. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1963. Service terminated on June 8, 1969, due to death.

Education:
Georgetown College, Kentucky, A.B., 1905
Kentucky University (later Transylvania University) Law Department, LL.B., 1907

Professional Career:
Private practice, Georgetown, Kentucky, 1907-1935
County attorney, Scott County, Kentucky, 1910-1926
Judge, Kentucky Circuit Court, Fourteenth Judicial District, 1931-1935


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