Henry G. Connor
Henry G. Connor
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina|
May 25, 1909 – November 23, 1924
|Appointed by||William Howard Taft|
|Preceded by||Thomas Richard Purnell|
|Succeeded by||Isaac Melson Meekins|
Henry Groves Connor
July 3, 1852
Wilmington, North Carolina
|Died||November 23, 1924 (aged 72)|
Wilson, North Carolina
Henry Groves Connor (July 3, 1852 – November 23, 1924) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.
Education and career
Born on July 3, 1852, in Wilmington, North Carolina, Connor read law in 1871. He entered private practice in Wilson, North Carolina from 1871 to 1885. He was a member of the North Carolina Senate in 1885. He was a Judge of the North Carolina Superior Court from 1885 to 1893. He returned to private practice in Wilson from 1893 to 1903. He was a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives from 1899 to 1901, serving as Speaker in 1901. He was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina from 1903 to 1909.
Federal judicial service
Connor was nominated by President William Howard Taft on May 10, 1909, to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina vacated by Judge Thomas Richard Purnell. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 25, 1909, and received his commission the same day. His service terminated on November 23, 1924, due to his death in Wilson.
- Henry G. Connor papers
- The Convention of 1835, a book by Connor
- Henry Groves Connor at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Thomas Richard Purnell
| Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
Isaac Melson Meekins