Green Hackworth

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Green H. Hackworth
Judge of the International Court of Justice
In office
1946–1961
Nominated by U.S. PCA Members:
Preceded by Position created
Succeeded by Philip C. Jessup
President of the International Court of Justice
In office
1955–1958
Preceded by Sir Arnold McNair
Succeeded by Helge Klaestad
Legal Adviser to the Department of State
In office
1931–1946
Preceded by Position created
Succeeded by Charles Fahy
Personal details
Born (1883-01-23)January 23, 1883
Prestonsberg, Kentucky; U.S.
Died June 24, 1973(1973-06-24) (aged 90)
Washington, D.C.
Alma mater Valparaiso University BA
University of Kentucky JD
George Washington LLB

Green Haywood Hackworth (January 20, 1883 – June 24, 1973), a Kentucky native and graduate of the Valparaiso University School of Law,[1] is perhaps best known as the first U.S. judge of the International Court of Justice.

He sat on the Court from 1946 to 1961 and also served as its president from 1955 to 1958.[2][3]

Hackworth was also appointed as a Legal Adviser to the U.S. Department of State, commencing on July 1, 1931 and ending March 1, 1946.[1] Hackworth was commissioned during a recess of the Senate, and was subsequently recommissioned after confirmation on December 17, 1931.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Whiteman, M. Am. J. Intl Law 68 (1): 91–94 [JSTOR Archive [http://www.jstor.org/pss/2198804 JSTOR Archive]] |url= missing title (help). Retrieved 2010-01-05. 
  2. ^ "The Court - All Members". International Court of Justice. Retrieved 2010-01-05. 
  3. ^ "The Court - Presidency". International Court of Justice. Retrieved 2010-01-05. 
Legal offices
Preceded by
New creation
Legal Adviser of the Department of State
July 1, 1931 – March 1, 1946
Succeeded by
Charles H. Fahy

Publications[edit]

  • "Digest of International Law" 1940-1944 (eight volumes)

Further reading[edit]

  • Simpson, Christopher (1995). The Splendid Blond Beast: Money, Law, and Genocide in the Twentieth Century. Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press. ISBN 1-56751-062-0.