Harry Phillips

Personal

Birthday: 
7/28/1909
Birthplace: 
Watertown, TN
Date of Death: 
8/3/1985
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Watertown, Tennessee, 1935-1937
State representative, Tennessee, 1935-1937
Assistant attorney general, State of Tennessee, 1937-1943, 1946-1950
U.S. Navy lieutenant commander, 1943-1946
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1950-1963

Education

Name of School: 
Cumberland University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1932
Name of School - Second: 

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University

The mission of the Cumberland School of Law is to educate a diverse community of students with knowledge and practical skills, equipping them to become highly competent, ethical lawyers committed to professionalism and public service.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1933

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Court Name: 

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/3/1963
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/15/1979
Termination Date: 
8/3/1985
Termination Reason: 
Death
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