Charles Joseph McNamee

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Charles Joseph McNamee (December 5, 1890 – May 2, 1964) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, McNamee received an LL.B. from Cleveland Law School in 1917. He was in the United States Army during World War I, from 1917 to 1919, thereafter entering private practice in Cleveland from 1921 to 1933. He was a chief assistant county prosecutor for Cuyahoga County, Ohio from 1933 to 1938. He was a judge on the Common Pleas Court, Cuyahoga County, Ohio from 1939 to 1949, and on the Court of Appeals of Ohio from 1949 to 1951.

On February 8, 1951, McNamee was nominated by President Harry S. Truman to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio vacated by Robert Nugen Wilkin. McNamee was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 6, 1951, and received his commission on March 9, 1951. He served as chief judge from 1960 to 1960. McNamee served in that capacity until his death.

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Preceded by
Robert Nugen Wilkin
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
1951–1964
Succeeded by
seat abolished