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Astor Hogg

state official

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.

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