Oscar Richard Hundley

Personal

Birthday: 
10/30/1855
Birthplace: 
Limestone County, AL
Date of Death: 
12/22/1921
Place of Death: 
Birmingham, AL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Huntsville, Alabama, 1878-1907
Division counsel, Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway, 1884-1907
City attorney, Huntsville, Alabama, 1886-1890
State representative, Alabama, 1886-1890
State senator, Alabama, 1890-1898
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Alabama, 1906-1907
President and general counsel, Sun Life Insurance Company, Birmingham, Alabama, 1913

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, December 3, 1907; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, December 8, 1908; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 

Vanderbilt University Law School

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Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1877

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Court Name: 

Alabama Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Theodore Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Termination Date: 
5/30/1908
Termination Reason: 
Recess Appointment-Not Confirmed
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Court Name - Second: 

Alabama Northern District Court

Termination Date - Second: 
3/3/1909
Termination Reason - Second: 
Recess Appointment-Not Confirmed
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Court Name - Third: 

Alabama Northern District Court

Termination Date - Third: 
5/25/1909
Termination Reason - Third: 
Resignation
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