Xenophon Hicks

Personal

Birthday: 
5/2/1872
Birthplace: 
Clinton, TN
Date of Death: 
11/2/1952
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Clinton, Tennessee, 1892-1898
City attorney, Clinton, Tennessee, 1892-1893
County attorney, Anderson County, Tennessee, 1894-1896
U.S. Army, 1898
Alderman/mayor, Clinton, Tennessee
State senator, Tennessee, 1911
Assistant attorney general, Second Judicial Circuit, State of Tennessee, 1911-1913
Judge, Tennessee Criminal and Law Court, Second Judicial Circuit, 1913-1918
Judge, Tennessee Circuit Court, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, 1918-1923

Education

Name of School: 
U.S. Grant University (now Tennessee Wesleyan College)
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1891
Name of School - Second: 

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University

The mission of the Cumberland School of Law is to educate a diverse community of students with knowledge and practical skills, equipping them to become highly competent, ethical lawyers committed to professionalism and public service.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1892

Judicial Career

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

Tennessee Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Warren G. Harding
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/2/1923
Termination Date: 
5/23/1928
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Court Name - Second: 

Tennessee Middle District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
3/2/1923
Termination Date - Second: 
5/23/1928
Termination Reason - Second: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Court Name - Third: 

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Third: 
5/23/1928
Retirement from Active Service - Third: 
3/1/1952
Termination Date - Third: 
11/2/1952
Termination Reason - Third: 
Death
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