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Name Hamilton, Elwood
City Cincinnati
State OH
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Hamilton, Elwood
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Hamilton, Elwood
Born February 22, 1883, in Benson, KY
Died September 19, 1945

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 14, 1935, to a seat vacated by Charles I. Dawson. Confirmed by the Senate on June 18, 1935, and received commission on June 20, 1935. Service terminated on April 1, 1938, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 25, 1938, to a seat vacated by Charles Harwood Moorman. Confirmed by the Senate on March 1, 1938, and received commission on March 4, 1938. Service terminated on September 19, 1945, due to death.

Education:
University of Louisville Law Department, LL.B., 1904

Professional Career:
Private practice, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1905-1922
State representative, Kentucky, 1912-1914
Collector of internal revenue, State of Kentucky, 1917-1922
Private practice, Louisville, Kentucky, 1922-1935

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