Leslie Rogers Darr

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Leslie Rogers Darr (November 8, 1886 – May 29, 1967) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Jasper, Tennessee, Darr received an LL.B. from Cumberland University in 1909. He was in private practice in Jasper, Tennessee from 1910 to 1926. He was a judge on the 18th Circuit Court of Tennessee from 1926 to 1939.

Darr was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. Darr was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 24, 1939, to a new seat created by 52 Stat. 584. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 31, 1939, and received his commission on June 2, 1939. Darr served in that capacity until November 27, 1940, due to assignment to another court.

Darr was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. Darr was nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 24, 1939, to a new seat created by 52 Stat. 584. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 31, 1939, and received his commission on June 2, 1939. He served as chief judge from 1949-1961. He assumed senior status on March 15, 1961. Darr served in that capacity until he died on May 29, 1967.

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