Andrew McConnell January Cochran

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Andrew McConnell January Cochran
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Associate Justice of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
In office
April 24, 1901 – June 12, 1934
Nominated by William McKinley
Preceded by New position
Succeeded by Hiram Church Ford
Personal details
Born (1854-02-04)February 4, 1854
Maysville, Kentucky
Died June 12, 1934(1934-06-12) (aged 80)
Alma mater Centre College
Harvard University
Profession Lawyer
Signature A.M.J. Cochran

Andrew McConnell January Cochran (February 4, 1854 – June 12, 1934) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Maysville, Kentucky, Cochran received an A.B. from Centre College in 1873 and an LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1877. He was in private practice in Maysville, Kentucky from 1877 to 1901.

On April 24, 1901, Cochran received a recess appointment from William McKinley to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky created by 31 Stat. 781. Formally nominated on December 5, 1901, he was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 17, 1901, and received his commission the same day. Cochran served until his death, in 1934.

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