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Name Davis, Thomas Hoyt
City Braselton
State GA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born July 4, 1892, in Braselton, GA
Died May 19, 1969

Federal Judicial Service:
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born July 4, 1892, in Braselton, GA
Died May 19, 1969

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 3, 1945, to a seat vacated by Bascom S. Deaver. Confirmed by the Senate on January 29, 1945, and received commission on January 30, 1945. Served as chief judge, 1949-1961. Assumed senior status on June 30, 1961. Service terminated on May 19, 1969, due to death.

Education:
Mercer University, A.B., 1913
Read law, 1916

Professional Career:

Private practice, Georgia, 1916-1926
Solicitor general, Cordele Judicial Circuit, Georgia, 1927-1933
U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, 1933-1945


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