David Hayes Kincheloe
|David Hayes Kincheloe|
|Judge of the United States Customs Court|
September 22, 1930 – April 30, 1948
|Appointed by||Herbert Hoover|
|Preceded by||George Emery Weller|
|Succeeded by||Paul Peter Rao|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 2nd district
March 4, 1915 – October 5, 1930
|Preceded by||Augustus Owsley Stanley|
|Succeeded by||John Lloyd Dorsey, Jr.|
April 9, 1877|
McLean County, Kentucky
|Died||April 16, 1950
Washington, D. C.
|Resting place||Odd Fellows Cemetery|
|Alma mater||Bowling Green College B.S.
Education and early life
Born near Sacramento, Kentucky, Kincheloe attended the public schools and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Bowling Green College, Kentucky, in 1898. He read law, was admitted to the bar in 1899, and commenced practice in Calhoun, Kentucky. He served as prosecuting attorney of McLean County 1902-1906. He moved to Madisonville in 1906 and continued the practice of law.
Kincheloe was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fourth and to the seven succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1915, until his resignation on October 5, 1930, having been appointed to the bench.
Federal Judicial Service
On September 22, 1930, President Hoover appointed Kincheloe to the United States Customs Court via a recess appointment. On December 4, 1930, President Hoover nominated Kincheloe to the same seat, which had been vacated by Judge George Emery Weller. He was confirmed by the Senate on January 22, 1931, and received his commission on January 29, 1931. He retired from the court on April 30, 1948, and was succeeded by Judge Paul Peter Rao.
- David Hayes Kincheloe at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
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