John Donelson Martin Sr.

Personal

Birthday: 
5/4/1883
Birthplace: 
Memphis, TN
Date of Death: 
4/2/1962
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Memphis, Tennessee, 1905-1935

Education

Name of School: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1905

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
Court Name: 

Tennessee Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/3/1935
Termination Date: 
9/16/1940
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
9/4/1940
Termination Date - Second: 
4/2/1962
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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