Benson W. Hough

Personal

Birthday: 
3/5/1875
Birthplace: 
Delaware, OH
Date of Death: 
11/19/1935
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Delaware, Ohio, 1900-1916
U.S. Army, 1917-1919
Justice, Supreme Court of Ohio, 1920-1923
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1923-1925

Education

Name of School: 
Ohio Wesleyan University
Degree: 
M.A.
Degree Year: 
1897
Name of School - Second: 

Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law

The Moritz College offers a nationally ranked program and certificate in the emerging area of alternative dispute resolution, as well as an exceptionally broad array of clinical programs, including clinics in civil and criminal practice, mediation, legislation, and juvenile law. The curriculum provides excellent preparation in criminal law, intellectual property law, employment and labor law, commercial law, international law, and many other fields.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1899

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
Court Name: 

Ohio Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Calvin Coolidge
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
2/9/1925
Termination Date: 
11/19/1935
Termination Reason: 
Death
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