James Hay

Personal

Birthday: 
1/9/1856
Birthplace: 
Millwood, VA
Date of Death: 
6/12/1931
Place of Death: 
Madison, VA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Teacher, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1877-1879
Private practice, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1877-1879
Private practice, Madison, Virginia, 1879-1897
Commonwealth attorney, Madison County, Virginia, 1883-1896
State delegate, Virginia, 1885-1891
State senator, Virginia, 1893-1897
U.S. representative from Virginia, 1897-1916

Education

Name of School: 
University of Pennsylvania
Name of School - Second: 

Washington and Lee University School of Law

Washington and Lee University's School of Law was one of just 12 of the nation's top 30 law schools to post black enrollment gains over the past decade, and one of four with gains exceeding 15 percent, with an increase of 33% from 1997 to 2006.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1877

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Court of Claims
Court Name: 

United States Court of Federal Claims

President Nominating: 
Woodrow Wilson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/17/1916
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/30/1927
Termination Date: 
6/12/1931
Termination Reason: 
Death
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