User:Polbot/fjc/John Joseph Hickey

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John Joseph Hickey (August 22, 1911 – September 22, 1970) was a United States federal judge.

Hickey was born in Rawlins, Wyoming. He received a LL.B. from University of Wyoming College of Law in 1934. He was in private practice of law in Rawlins, Wyoming from 1934 to 1942. He was a City treasurer of Rawlins, Wyoming from 1935 to 1940. He was a County attorney of Carbon County,Wyoming from 1939 to 1942. He was in the United States Army Captain from 1942 to 1945. He was a County attorney of Carbon County,Wyoming from 1946 to 1949. He was a U.S. Attorney for the District of Wyoming from 1949 to 1954. He was a Wyoming state democratic party chairman from 1954 to 1958. He was a State Governor, Wyoming from 1958 to 1960. He was a U.S. Senator from Wyoming from 1961 to 1962. He was in private practice of law in Rawlins, Wyoming from 1962 to 1966.

Hickey was a federal judge to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Hickey was nominated by President Lyndon B. Johnson on May 12, 1966, to a seat vacated by John Coleman Pickett. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 9, 1966, and received commission the same day. Hickey's service was terminated on September 22, 1970, due to death.

He died in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

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Category:1911 births Category:1970 deaths Category:Judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit