Leon Clarence McCord

Personal

Birthday: 
6/21/1878
Birthplace: 
Conyers, GA
Date of Death: 
2/11/1952
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Scottsboro, Alabama, 1900-1903
Secretary, Supreme Court of Alabama, 1903-1909
Private practice, Montgomery, Alabama, 1910-1916, 1935-1938
Railroad commissioner, State of Alabama, 1911-1915
Judge, Alabama Circuit Court, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, 1916-1935; presiding judge, 1919-1935
Democratic candidate for governor, Alabama, 1934

Education

Name of School: 
Vanderbilt University
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1900

Judicial Career

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

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/24/1938
Retirement from Active Service: 
2/26/1951
Termination Date: 
2/11/1952
Termination Reason: 
Death
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