James A. Donohoe

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James A. Donohoe (August 9, 1877 – February 26, 1956) was a United States federal judge.

Born in O'Neill, Nebraska, Donohoe received a B.S. from Freemont Normal College, Nebraska in 1898 and read law to enter the bar in 1905. He was in private practice in Nebraska from 1905 to 1933. He was a member of the Nebraska State Senate from 1908 to 1909.

On April 15, 1933, Donohoe was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska vacated by Joseph W. Woodrough. Donohoe was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 20, 1933, and received his commission on April 27, 1933. He served as chief judge from 1948 until his death, on February 26, 1956.

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