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Name Hickey, John Joseph
City Cheyenne
State WY
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 August 22, 1911, in Rawlins, WY
Died September 22, 1970, in Cheyenne, WY

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

Born August 22, 1911, in Rawlins, WY
Died September 22, 1970, in Cheyenne, WY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on May 12, 1966, to a seat vacated by John Coleman Pickett. Confirmed by the Senate on June 9, 1966, and received commission on June 9, 1966. Service terminated on September 22, 1970, due to death.

Education:
University of Wyoming College of Law, LL.B., 1934

Professional Career:

Private practice, Rawlins, Wyoming, 1934-1942, 1962-1966
City treasurer, Rawlins, Wyoming, 1935-1940
County attorney, Carbon County, Wyoming, 1939-1942, 1946-1949
U.S. Army captain, 1942-1945
U.S. attorney for the District of Wyoming, 1949-1954
Chairman, Democratic Party of Wyoming, 1954-1958
Governor, Wyoming, 1958-1960
U.S. senator from Wyoming, 1961-1962


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