Daniel William O'Donoghue

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Daniel William O'Donoghue (October 15, 1876 – June 29, 1948) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Washington, D.C., O'Donoghue received an A.B. from Georgetown College in 1897, an A.M. from Georgetown College in 1898, a Ph.D. from Georgetown College in 1899, an LL.B. from Georgetown University Law School in 1899, and an LL.M. from Georgetown University Law School in 1900. He was in private practice in Washington, D.C. from 1900 to 1931. He was a faculty member, Georgetown University Law Center from 1904 to 1934.

On October 28, 1931, O'Donoghue received a recess appointment from President Herbert Hoover to a seat as an associate federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia vacated by Frederick L. Siddons. Formally nominated on December 15, 1931, O'Donoghue was confirmed by the United States Senate on January 26, 1932, and received his commission on February 23, 1932. He assumed senior status on October 31, 1946, serving in that capacity until his death.