John Warthen Holland

Personal

Birthday: 
9/30/1883
Birthplace: 
Jackson, TN
Date of Death: 
11/15/1969
Place of Death: 
Coral Gables, FL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Jackson, Tennessee, 1906-1910
Private practice, Jacksonville, Florida, 1910-1933
City attorney, Jacksonville, Florida, 1929
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Florida, 1933-1936

Education

Name of School: 
Southwestern Baptist University (now Union University, Jackson, Tennessee)
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1904
Name of School - Second: 

Vanderbilt University Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1906

Judicial Career

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

Florida Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/1/1936
Retirement from Active Service: 
7/1/1955
Termination Date: 
11/14/1969
Termination Reason: 
Death
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