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Name Hundley, Oscar Richard
City Birmingham
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 Sep 27, 2017:

Born October 30, 1855, in Limestone County, AL
Died December 22, 1921, in Birmingham, AL
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born October 30, 1855, in Limestone County, AL
Died December 22, 1921, in Birmingham, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
Received a recess appointment from Theodore Roosevelt on April 9, 1907, to a new seat authorized by 34 Stat. 931; nominated to the same position by Theodore Roosevelt on December 3, 1907. Service terminated on May 30, 1908, after nomination was not confirmed by the Senate.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
Received a recess appointment from Theodore Roosevelt on May 30, 1908, to a seat vacated by Oscar Hundley; nominated to the same position by Theodore Roosevelt on December 8, 1908. Service terminated on March 3, 1909, after nomination was not confirmed by the Senate.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
Received a recess appointment from William H. Taft on March 6, 1909, to a seat vacated by Oscar Hundley. Service terminated on May 25, 1909, due to resignation.

Education:
Vanderbilt University Law School, LL.B., 1877

Professional Career:

Private practice, Huntsville, Alabama, 1878-1907
Division counsel, Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway, 1884-1907
City attorney, Huntsville, Alabama, 1886-1890
State representative, Alabama, 1886-1890
State senator, Alabama, 1890-1898
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Alabama, 1906-1907
President and general counsel, Sun Life Insurance Company, Birmingham, Alabama, 1913

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, December 3, 1907; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, December 8, 1908; no Senate vote


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