Timothy Sylvester Hogan (judge)

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Timothy Sylvester Hogan
Timothy Sylvester Hogan (1909-1989).jpg
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
In office
November 3, 1966 – September 24, 1979
Appointed by Lyndon B. Johnson
Preceded by John Weld Peck II
Succeeded by Walter Herbert Rice
Personal details
Born (1909-09-23)September 23, 1909
Wellston, Ohio
Died January 30, 1989(1989-01-30) (aged 79)
Resting place Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Montgomery, Ohio
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Xavier University
University of Cincinnati College of Law
Military service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Army Air Corps
Years of service 1942-1946
Battles/wars World War II
For the Ohio Attorney General born in 1864, see Timothy Sylvester Hogan (politician).

Timothy Sylvester Hogan (September 23, 1909 – January 30, 1989) was a United States federal judge from Ohio.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Wellston, Ohio, Hogan received an A.B. from Xavier University in 1930 and a J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1931. He was in private practice in Cincinnati from 1931 to 1941. He served as special counsel to the State Attorney General's Office of Ohio from 1937 to 1941.

Hogan joined the United States Army Air Corps during World War II, serving from 1942 to 1946 and rising to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Upon discharge, he sought the office of Ohio Attorney General but lost. He returned to his private law practice and again served as special counsel to the State Attorney General, from 1948 to 1950. He also began a long career as a lecturer at the University of Cincinnati Law School from 1950 to 1962.

Federal judgeship[edit]

Hogan was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Hogan was nominated by President Lyndon B. Johnson on September 30, 1966, to a seat vacated by John Weld Peck II. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 20, 1966, and received his commission on November 3, 1966. He served as chief judge from 1975–1977. He assumed senior status on September 24, 1979. Hogan served in that capacity until his death on January 30, 1989.

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