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Name Thomas, Daniel Holcombe
City Mobile
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 August 25, 1906, in Prattville, AL
Died April 13, 2000, in Mobile, AL

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

Born August 25, 1906, in Prattville, AL
Died April 13, 2000, in Mobile, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
Nominated by Harry S Truman on January 29, 1951, to a seat vacated by John McDuffie. Confirmed by the Senate on March 6, 1951, and received commission on March 9, 1951. Served as chief judge, 1966-1971. Assumed senior status on August 25, 1971. Service terminated on April 13, 2000, due to death.

Education:
University of Alabama School of Law, LL.B., 1928

Professional Career:

Private practice, Mobile, Alabama, 1929-1943, 1946-1951
Assistant solicitor, Mobile County, Alabama, 1932-1939
Acting solicitor, Mobile County, Alabama, 1943
U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1943-1946


compress summary

Case(s) VR-AL-0247 : United States v. The Executive Committee of the Democratic Party of Greene County, Alabama United States v. The Executive Committee of the Democratic Party of Marengo County, Alabama
VR-AL-0248 : United States v. McLeod (Dallas County)
VR-AL-0249 : United States v. Atkins
VR-AL-0262 : United States v. Dallas County

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