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Misconduct Report: November 2014

Charles Merrill Hough

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Charles Merrill Hough
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Current Court Information:
Second Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Service:
Appointed by:   Woodrow Wilson
Active:   8/21/1916 - 4/22/1927
Preceded by:   Emile Henry Lacombe
Succeeded by:   Augustus Noble Hand
Past post:   Southern District of New York
Past term:   6/27/1906-9/5/1916
Past position:   Seat #3
Personal History
Born:   May 18, 1858
Hometown:   Philadelphia, PA
Deceased:   April 22, 1927
Undergraduate:   Dartmouth College, A.B., 1879
Law School:   Read Law, 1883
Charles Merrill Hough (1858-1927) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He joined the Second Circuit in 1916 after an appointment from Woodrow Wilson. He joined the Southern District of New York in 1906 after an appointment from Theodore Roosevelt. At the time of appointment, he was a private practice attorney in New York City. He served until his death on April 22, 1927.[1]

Early life and education

  • Dartmouth College, A.B., 1879
  • Read law, 1883[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New York City, 1884-1906[1]

Judicial career

Second Circuit

Hough was nominated by President Woodrow Wilson on August 15, 1916 to fill the seat vacated by Emile Henry Lacombe. He was confirmed by the Senate on August 21st, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on April 22, 1927.[1] He was succeeded in this position by Augustus Noble Hand.

Southern District of New York

Hough was nominated by President Theodore Roosevelt on June 20, 1906 to a new seat created by 34 Stat. 202. He was confirmed by the Senate on June 27th, and received commission that same day. He served on this court until September 5, 1916.[1] Hough was succeeded in this position by Martin Thomas Manton.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA - new seat
Southern District of New York
1906–1916
Succeeded by:
Martin Thomas Manton
Preceded by:
Emile Henry Lacombe
Second Circuit
1916–1927
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
Augustus Noble Hand



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