Charles Harwood Moorman

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Charles Harwood Moorman (April 24, 1876 – January 26, 1938) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Big Spring, Kentucky, Moorman read law to enter the bar in 1900. He was in private practice in Elizabethtown, Kentucky from 1900 to 1906, and then in Louisville, Kentucky until 1921. He volunteered with the American Red Cross in France during World War II, from 1917 to 1918, and was a Command Captain in the United States Army, JAG Corps in 1918. He was a judge on the Kentucky State Court of Appeals from 1921 to 1923.

On January 3, 1924, Moorman was nominated by President Calvin Coolidge to a seat on the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky vacated by Walter Evans. Moorman was confirmed by the United States Senate on January 8, 1924, and received his commission the same day.

On January 2, 1925, President Calvin Coolidge nominated Moorman for elevation to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit vacated by Loyal Edwin Knappen. Moorman was confirmed by the United States Senate on January 13, 1925, and received his commission the same day. Moorman served in that capacity until his death in 1938.

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