David Hayes Kincheloe
|Judge of the United States Customs Court|
September 22, 1930 – April 30, 1948
|Appointed by||Herbert Hoover|
|Preceded by||George Emery Weller|
|Succeeded by||Paul Peter Rao|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Kentucky's 2nd district
March 4, 1915 – October 5, 1930
|Preceded by||Augustus Owsley Stanley|
|Succeeded by||John Lloyd Dorsey Jr.|
David Hayes Kincheloe
April 9, 1877
|Died||April 16, 1950 (aged 73)|
|Resting place||Odd Fellows Cemetery|
|Education||Western Kentucky University (B.S.)|
Education and early life
Born near Sacramento, Kentucky, Kincheloe attended the public schools and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Bowling Green Business College (now Western Kentucky University) in 1898. He read law, was admitted to the bar in 1899, and commenced practice in Calhoun, Kentucky. He served as prosecuting attorney of McLean County, Kentucky from 1902 to 1906. He moved to Madisonville, Kentucky in 1906 and continued the practice of law.
Kincheloe was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives of the 64th United States Congress and to the seven succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1915, until his resignation on October 5, 1930, having been appointed to the bench.
Federal Judicial Service
Kincheloe received a recess appointment from President Herbert Hoover on September 22, 1930, to a seat on the United States Customs Court vacated by Judge George Emery Weller. He was nominated to the same position by President Hoover on December 4, 1930. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on January 22, 1931, and received his commission on January 29, 1931. His service terminated on April 30, 1948, due to his retirement.
- "David Hayes Kincheloe". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- David Hayes Kincheloe at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
- This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Augustus Owsley Stanley
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 2nd congressional district
John Lloyd Dorsey Jr.
George Emery Weller
| Judge of the United States Customs Court
Paul Peter Rao