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John Joseph Hickey

Biography of John Joseph Hickey

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Hickey
  • First Name: John
  • Middle Name: Joseph
  • Date of Birth: August , 22 , 1911
  • Place of Birth (POB): Rawlins , Wyoming (US-WY, WY, 56, Wyo., Wy)
  • Date of Death: September , 22 , 1970
  • Place of Death (POD): Cheyenne , Wyoming (US-WY, WY, 56, Wyo., Wy)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

John Joseph Hickey Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Lyndon B. Johnson ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 05/12/1966
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Pickett , John Coleman
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 05/16/1966
  • Committee action: Reported Without Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 06/09/1966
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 06/09/1966
  • Commission Date: 06/09/1966
  • Date of Termination: 09/22/1970
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

John Joseph Hickey in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Wyoming College of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1934

John Joseph Hickey Career Path


  • Private practice, Rawlins, Wyoming, 1934-1942, 1962-1966
  • City treasurer, Rawlins, Wyoming, 1935-1940
  • County attorney, Carbon County, Wyoming, 1939-1942, 1946-1949
  • U.S. Army captain, 1942-1945
  • U.S. attorney for the District of Wyoming, 1949-1954
  • Chairman, Democratic Party of Wyoming, 1954-1958
  • Governor, Wyoming, 1958-1960
  • U.S. senator from Wyoming, 1961-1962


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