Charles Brents Kennamer

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Charles Brents Kennamer (November 25, 1874 – June 3, 1955) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Kennamer Cove, Alabama, Kennamer attended Georgetown University, and read law to enter the bar in 1903. He entered private practice in Guntersville, Alabama in 1903. He was a County solicitor, Marshall County, Alabama from 1905 to 1906. He was an assistant U.S. Attorney of the Northern District of Alabama from 1907 to 1914, and then a special assistant U.S. attorney of the Northern District of Alabama from 1914 to 1916, finally becoming the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama from 1922 to 1931.

On January 24, 1931, Kennamer was nominated by President Herbert Hoover to a joint seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama vacated by Henry D. Clayton. Kennamer was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 20, 1931, and received his commission on February 25, 1931. Kennamer served in that capacity until June 5, 1936, when he was reassigned by operation of law to serve only on the Middle District. Kennamer served in that capacity until his death.

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Preceded by
Henry De Lamar Clayton, Jr.
Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
1931–1955
Succeeded by
Frank Minis Johnson
Preceded by
Henry De Lamar Clayton, Jr.
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
1931–1936
Succeeded by
seat abolished