List of federal judges appointed by Woodrow Wilson

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Woodrow Wilson.
Wilson appointed Louis Brandeis, the first Jewish Supreme Court justice.
James Clark McReynolds was Wilson's first and longest-serving Supreme Court appointment.

Following is a list of all United States federal judges appointed by President Woodrow Wilson during his presidency.[1] In total Wilson appointed 74 federal judges, including three Justices to the Supreme Court of the United States, 19 judges to the United States Courts of Appeals, and 52 judges to the United States district courts.

United States Supreme Court Justices[edit]

Justice Seat State Began active
service
Ended active
service
Ended senior
status
Brandeis, LouisLouis Brandeis Seat 3 Massachusetts June 1, 1916 February 13, 1939 October 5, 1941
Clarke, John HessinJohn Hessin Clarke Seat 6 Ohio July 24, 1916 September 18, 1922
McReynolds, James ClarkJames Clark McReynolds Seat 1 Tennessee August 29, 1914 January 31, 1941 August 24, 1946

Courts of Appeals[edit]

Judge Circuit Began active
service
Ended active
service
Ended senior
status
Alschuler, SamuelSamuel Alschuler Seventh August 16, 1915[2] May 15, 1936 November 9, 1939
Anderson, George WestonGeorge Weston Anderson First October 24, 1918 September 30, 1931 February 14, 1938
Batts, Robert LynnRobert Lynn Batts Fifth February 5, 1917 August 22, 1919
Bingham, George HutchinsGeorge Hutchins Bingham First June 5, 1913 March 23, 1939 September 25, 1949
Bryan, Nathan P.Nathan P. Bryan Fifth April 23, 1920 August 8, 1935
Davis, John WarrenJohn Warren Davis Third June 2, 1920 April 15, 1939 November 24, 1941
Donahue, Maurice H.Maurice H. Donahue Sixth October 29, 1919 September 10, 1928
Evans, Evan AlfredEvan Alfred Evans Seventh May 10, 1916 July 7, 1948
Haight, Thomas GriffithThomas Griffith Haight Third April 1, 1919[3] May 31, 1920
Hough, Charles MerrillCharles Merrill Hough Second August 21, 1916 April 22, 1927
Johnson, Charles FletcherCharles Fletcher Johnson First October 1, 1917 April 30, 1929 February 15, 1930
King, Alexander CampbellAlexander Campbell King Fifth May 24, 1920 December 31, 1924
Manton, MartinMartin Manton Second March 18, 1918 February 7, 1939
Page, George TrueGeorge True Page Seventh March 1, 1919 October 1, 1930 November 4, 1941
Rogers, Henry WadeHenry Wade Rogers Second September 29, 1913 August 16, 1926
Stone, KimbroughKimbrough Stone Eighth December 21, 1916 May 15, 1947 February 27, 1958
Walker, Jr., Richard WildeRichard Wilde Walker, Jr. Fifth October 5, 1914 September 1, 1930 April 10, 1936
Woods, Charles AlbertCharles Albert Woods Fourth June 5, 1913 June 21, 1925
Woolley, Victor BaynardVictor Baynard Woolley Third August 12, 1914 May 1, 1938 February 22, 1945

District courts[edit]

Judge Court
[Note 1]
Began active
service
Ended active
service
Ended senior
status
Bailey, Thomas JenningsThomas Jennings Bailey D.D.C. May 22, 1918 November 1, 1950 January 9, 1963
Bledsoe, Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin Bledsoe S.D. Cal. October 16, 1914 March 24, 1925
Bodine, Joseph LambJoseph Lamb Bodine D.N.J. June 2, 1920 March 31, 1929
Booth, Wilbur FranklinWilbur Franklin Booth D. Minn. May 4, 1914 March 27, 1925
Call, Rhydon MaysRhydon Mays Call S.D. Fla. March 28, 1913[4] December 15, 1927
Clarke, John HessinJohn Hessin Clarke N.D. Ohio July 21, 1914 July 24, 1916
Clayton, Jr., Henry De LamarHenry De Lamar Clayton, Jr. N.D. Ala.
M.D. Ala.
May 2, 1914 December 21, 1929
Cooper, FrankFrank Cooper N.D.N.Y. June 3, 1920 September 30, 1941 July 16, 1946
Covington, James HarryJames Harry Covington D.D.C. June 15, 1914 May 31, 1918
Davis, John WarrenJohn Warren Davis D.N.J. May 15, 1916 June 12, 1920
Dickinson, Oliver BoothOliver Booth Dickinson E.D. Pa. April 28, 1914 September 16, 1939
Dooling, Maurice TimothyMaurice Timothy Dooling N.D. Cal. July 28, 1913 November 4, 1924
English, George W.George W. English E.D. Ill. May 3, 1918 November 4, 1926
Ervin, Robert TaitRobert Tait Ervin S.D. Ala. January 23, 1917 January 23, 1935 October 24, 1949
Estes, William LeeWilliam Lee Estes E.D. Tex. February 18, 1920 June 14, 1930
Evans, Jr., Beverly DanielBeverly Daniel Evans, Jr. S.D. Ga. August 15, 1917 May 7, 1922
Faris, Charles BreckenridgeCharles Breckenridge Faris E.D. Mo. October 13, 1919 February 6, 1935
FitzHenry, LouisLouis FitzHenry S.D. Ill. July 6, 1918 October 3, 1933
Garvin, Edwin LouisEdwin Louis Garvin E.D.N.Y. March 21, 1918 October 31, 1925
Haight, Thomas GriffithThomas Griffith Haight D.N.J. February 18, 1914 April 1, 1919
Hand, Augustus NobleAugustus Noble Hand S.D.N.Y. September 30, 1914 June 1, 1927
Hitz, WilliamWilliam Hitz D.D.C. November 15, 1916[5] February 13, 1931
Holmes, Edwin R.Edwin R. Holmes N.D. Miss.
S.D. Miss.
October 24, 1918
October 24, 1918[6]
April 6, 1936
Howe, Harland BradleyHarland Bradley Howe D. Vt. February 22, 1915 January 31, 1940 July 31, 1945
Hutcheson, Jr., Joseph ChappellJoseph Chappell Hutcheson, Jr. S.D. Tex. April 6, 1918 January 26, 1931
Jack, George W.George W. Jack W.D. La. March 16, 1917 March 15, 1924
Johnson, Joseph TravisJoseph Travis Johnson W.D.S.C. November 9, 1915[7] May 8, 1919
Johnson, Tillman DavisTillman Davis Johnson D. Utah November 2, 1915[8] May 28, 1949 November 1, 1953
Knox, John C.John C. Knox S.D.N.Y. April 12, 1918 April 30, 1955 August 23, 1966
Lambdin, William WallaceWilliam Wallace Lambdin S.D. Ga. March 3, 1915 December 20, 1916
Lynch, Charles FrancisCharles Francis Lynch D.N.J. July 1, 1919 March 31, 1925
Manton, MartinMartin Manton S.D.N.Y. August 23, 1916 March 22, 1918
McCoy, Walter I.Walter I. McCoy D.D.C. October 2, 1914 December 8, 1929[9]
Morris, Hugh M.Hugh M. Morris D. Del. January 27, 1919 June 30, 1930
Neblett, ColinColin Neblett D.N.M. February 5, 1917 July 6, 1948 May 7, 1950
Neterer, JeremiahJeremiah Neterer W.D. Wash. March 4, 1913[10] May 31, 1933 February 2, 1943
Peck, John WeldJohn Weld Peck S.D. Ohio November 5, 1919 April 3, 1923
Sawtelle, William HenryWilliam Henry Sawtelle D. Ariz. August 18, 1913 February 6, 1931
Sibley, Samuel HaleSamuel Hale Sibley N.D. Ga. August 5, 1919 January 30, 1931
Siddons, Frederick LincolnFrederick Lincoln Siddons D.D.C. January 15, 1915 June 19, 1931
Smith, William RobertWilliam Robert Smith W.D. Tex. April 12, 1917 August 16, 1924
Thomas, Edwin StarkEdwin Stark Thomas D. Conn. November 17, 1913 April 12, 1939
Thomson, W. H. SewardW. H. Seward Thomson W.D. Pa. July 21, 1914 February 21, 1928 November 29, 1932
Trippet, Oscar A.Oscar A. Trippet S.D. Cal. March 3, 1915 July 15, 1923
Wade, Martin JosephMartin Joseph Wade S.D. Iowa March 3, 1915 April 16, 1931
Watkins, Henry HittHenry Hitt Watkins W.D.S.C. July 22, 1919 December 31, 1936 September 8, 1947
Webb, Edwin Y.Edwin Y. Webb W.D.N.C. November 5, 1919 March 1, 1948 February 7, 1955
West, DuValDuVal West W.D. Tex. December 21, 1916 November 30, 1931 May 13, 1949
Westenhaver, David C.David C. Westenhaver N.D. Ohio March 14, 1917 July 29, 1928
Williams, Robert L.Robert L. Williams E.D. Okla. January 7, 1919 April 21, 1937
Wilson, James CliftonJames Clifton Wilson N.D. Tex. March 5, 1919[3] July 31, 1947 August 3, 1951
Woodrough, Joseph WilliamJoseph William Woodrough D. Neb. April 3, 1916 April 12, 1933

Specialty courts[edit]

United States Court of Claims[edit]

Judge Began active
service
Ended active
service
Campbell, Edward KernanEdward Kernan Campbell 1913 1938
Downey , George EddyGeorge Eddy Downey 1915 1926
Hay, JamesJames Hay 1916 1931
Graham, Samuel JordanSamuel Jordan Graham 1919 1951

Board of General Appraisers[edit]

Judge Began active
service
Ended active
service
Brown, George StewartGeorge Stewart Brown 1913 1941
Sullivan, Jerry BartholomewJerry Bartholomew Sullivan 1913 1948
Adamson, William CharlesWilliam Charles Adamson 1917 1928
Weller, George EmeryGeorge Emery Weller 1919 1932

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ All information on the names, terms of service, and details of appointment of federal judges is derived from the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public-domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
  2. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 7, 1916, confirmed by the United States Senate on January 18, 1916, and received commission on January 18, 1916.
  3. ^ a b Recess appointment; formally nominated on May 23, 1919, confirmed by the United States Senate on June 24, 1919, and received commission on June 24, 1919.
  4. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on April 12, 1913, confirmed by the United States Senate on April 24, 1913, and received commission on April 24, 1913.
  5. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 15, 1916, confirmed by the United States Senate on January 2, 1917, and received commission on January 2, 1917.
  6. ^ Reassigned on March 1, 1929 to only the Southern District of Mississippi.
  7. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 4, 1916, confirmed by the United States Senate on January 24, 1916, and received commission on January 24, 1916.
  8. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 7, 1916, confirmed by the United States Senate on January 18, 1916, and received commission on January 18, 1916.
  9. ^ On May 22, 1918, McCoy was elevated to Chief Judge of the District Court for the District of Columbia, which is considered a separate appointment.
  10. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on July 2, 1913, confirmed by the United States Senate on July 21, 1913, and received commission on July 21, 1913.

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