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Name McReynolds, James Clark
City Washington
State DC
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:

McReynolds, James Clark
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

McReynolds, James Clark
Born February 3, 1862, in Elkton, KY
Died August 24, 1946, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on August 19, 1914, to a seat vacated by Horace H. Lurton. Confirmed by the Senate on August 29, 1914, and received commission on August 29, 1914. Assumed senior status on January 31, 1941. Service terminated on August 24, 1946, due to death.

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Seventh Circuit, October 19, 1914-October 29, 1916
Fifth Circuit, October 30, 1916-February 18, 1923
Sixth Circuit, November 15, 1922-January 31, 1941

Education:
Vanderbilt University, B.S., 1882
University of Virginia School of Law, 1884

Professional Career:
Secretary, U.S. Sen. Howell E. Jackson, Tennessee, 1884
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1884-1903
Professor, Vanderbilt University, 1900-1903
Assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1903-1907, 1910-1911
Private practice, New York City, 1907-1910, 1911-1913
Attorney General of the United States, 1913-1914
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