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Name McDowell, Henry Clay
City Charlottesville
State VA
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 24, 1861, in Louisville, KY
Died October 8, 1933, in Lexington, KY

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

Born August 24, 1861, in Louisville, KY
Died October 8, 1933, in Lexington, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
Received a recess appointment from Theodore Roosevelt on November 12, 1901, to a seat vacated by John Paul; nominated to the same position by Theodore Roosevelt on December 5, 1901. Confirmed by the Senate on December 18, 1901, and received commission on December 18, 1901. Assumed senior status on September 1, 1931. Service terminated on October 8, 1933, due to death.

Education:
Yale College, B.A., 1881
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1887

Professional Career:

Private practice, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1887-1901


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