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Astor Hogg

Astor Hogg, American state official. Member American, Kentucky bar associations, American Judicature Society, Kentucky History Society, Phi Alpha Delta.

Background

  • Hogg, Astor was born on November 13, 1901 in Roxana, Kentucky, United States. Son of George and Mahala (Combs) Hogg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, University Kentucky, 1924.

    Career

    • Admitted to Kentucky bar, 1924. Practice in Whitesburg, 1924-1935, Harlan, 1941-1951. County attorney Letcher County, Kentucky, 1930-1934.

      Trial attorney Federal Trade Commission, Washington, 1935-1937. Special assistant to attorney general United States Washington, 1937-1939. Commonwealth’s attorney 26th Judicial District Kentucky, 1942-1945, circuit judge, 1951-1955.

      Judge Court Appeals of Kentucky, Frankfort, 1955-1957. Chief assistant attorney general Department highways, Frankfort, 1957-1960. Administrative director Court Justices of Kentucky, 1960-1971.

      Mayor of Whiteburg, 1927-1928. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1928.

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Member American, Kentucky bar associations, American Judicature Society, Kentucky History Society, Phi Alpha Delta. Clubs: Whitesburg Rotary (president).

    Connections

    • Married Gertrude Lewis, June 29, 1927. Children: Stanley, Janelle Pope.
    • father: George Hogg
    • mother: Mahala (Combs) Hogg
    • spouse: Gertrude Lewis
    • children: Stanley Hogg
    • Janelle Pope Hogg
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    Born November 13, 1901
    Died August 5, 1972
    (aged 70)
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