University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
 
Name Hobbs, Truman McGill
City Montgomery
State AL
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:

Hobbs, Truman McGill
... read more
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Hobbs, Truman McGill
Born February 8, 1921, in Selma, AL
Died November 4, 2015, in Montgomery, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on January 23, 1980, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1980, and received commission on April 3, 1980. Served as chief judge, 1984-1991. Assumed senior status on February 11, 1991. Service terminated on November 4, 2015, due to death.

Education:
University of North Carolina, A.B., 1942
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1942-1946
Law clerk, Hon. Hugo Black, Supreme Court of the United States, 1948-1949
Private practice, Montgomery, Alabama, 1949-1980
Chairman, Alabama Unemployment Appeal Board, 1952-1958


compress summary

Case(s) CW-AL-0001 : R.C. v. Hornsby


Additional Resources
 
  none on record

back
new people search