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James Hay

Biography of James Hay

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Hay
  • First Name: James
  • Date of Birth: January , 9 , 1856
  • Place of Birth (POB): Millwood , Virginia (US-VA, VA, 51, Va., Virg.)
  • Date of Death: June , 12 , 1931
  • Place of Death (POD): Madison , Virginia (US-VA, VA, 51, Va., Virg.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

James Hay Court Service Information

  • Court Name: Court of Claims
  • Court Type: Court of Claims
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Woodrow Wilson ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 07/15/1916
  • Seat vacated by: Atkinson , George W.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 07/15/1916
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 07/17/1916
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 07/17/1916
  • Commission Date: 07/17/1916
  • Retirement from Active Service: 11/30/1927
  • Date of Termination: 06/12/1931
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

James Hay in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Pennsylvania

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1877

James Hay Career Path


  • Teacher, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1877-1879
  • Private practice, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1877-1879
  • Private practice, Madison, Virginia, 1879-1897
  • Commonwealth attorney, Madison County, Virginia, 1883-1896
  • State delegate, Virginia, 1885-1891
  • State senator, Virginia, 1893-1897
  • U.S. representative from Virginia, 1897-1916


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