John J. Gore

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John Jordan Gore (April 28, 1878 – February 21, 1939) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Gainesboro, Tennessee, Gore read law to enter the Bar in 1899, and immediately went in private practice in Jackson, Tennessee. He served in the Tennessee State Senate, and was collector of customs for the state of Tennessee. He was at one time the law partner of Cordell Hull, the future Congressman and Secretary of State.

On February 28, 1923, Gore was nominated by President Warren G. Harding to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee created by 42 Stat. 837. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 2, 1923, and received his commission the same day. He served until his death, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Gore was distantly related to the Gore political family of Tennessee, whose most noted member is former Vice President Al Gore.

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