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John Mckenzie Moss

Biography of John McKenzie Moss

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Moss
  • First Name: John
  • Middle Name: McKenzie
  • Date of Birth: January , 3 , 1868
  • Place of Birth (POB): Bennettstown , Kentucky (US-KY, KY, 21, Ky., Ken., Kent.)
  • Date of Death: June , 11 , 1929
  • Place of Death (POD): Washington , District of Columbia (US-DC, DC, 11, D.C., Wash. D.C.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

John McKenzie Moss Court Service Information

  • Court Name: Court of Claims
  • Court Type: Court of Claims
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Calvin Coolidge ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 05/26/1926
  • Seat vacated by: Downey , George E.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 05/26/1926
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 06/07/1926
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 06/07/1926
  • Commission Date: 06/07/1926
  • Date of Termination: 06/11/1929
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

John McKenzie Moss in the Law School

  • Name of School: Kent College of Law (now Chicago-Kent College of Law)

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law with W.G. and A.T. Ewing, Chicago, Illinois
  • Law Degree Year: 1893

John McKenzie Moss Career Path


  • Railway Mail Service, 1888-1891
  • Private practice, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1893-1902, 1903-1909
  • U.S. representative from Kentucky, 1902-1903
  • Judge, Kentucky Circuit Court, Eighth Judicial District, 1909-1921
  • Alien Property Custodian, 1921-1922; assistant general counsel, 1921-1922; general counsel, 1922
  • Deputy commissioner, Bureau of Internal Revenue, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1922-1923
  • Assistant secretary of the treasury, 1923-1926


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