John Joseph Hickey

Personal

Birthday: 
8/22/1911
Birthplace: 
Rawlins, WY
Date of Death: 
9/22/1970
Place of Death: 
Cheyenne, WY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Rawlins, Wyoming, 1934-1942, 1962-1966
City treasurer, Rawlins, Wyoming, 1935-1940
County attorney, Carbon County, Wyoming, 1939-1942, 1946-1949
U.S. Army captain, 1942-1945
U.S. attorney for the District of Wyoming, 1949-1954
Chairman, Democratic Party of Wyoming, 1954-1958
Governor, Wyoming, 1958-1960
U.S. senator from Wyoming, 1961-1962

Education

Name of School: 

University of Wyoming College of Law

The primary mission of the College of Law is to provide a high quality legal education to its students. We also work to serve the legal profession and the public, and to enhance our own professional competence and development, through the production of high-quality legal scholarship. We also provide law-related educational and other services to the Bar, the University community and the general public.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1934

Judicial Career

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

Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/9/1966
Termination Date: 
9/22/1970
Termination Reason: 
Death
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