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federal judge

Clarence W. Allgood was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.

Background

Allgood, Clarence William was born on September 12, 1902 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of Robert Veneable and Patricia (Robinson) Allgood.

Education

Born in Birmingham, Alabama, Allgood received a Bachelor of Science from Alabama Polytechnic Institute in 1926 and an Bachelor of Laws from Birmingham School of Law in 1941.

Career

He was a Referee in Bankruptcy for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama from 1937 to 1961. On October 5, 1961, Allgood received a recess appointment from John F. Kennedy to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama created by 75 Stat. 80. Formally nominated on January 15, 1962, he was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 5, 1962, and received his commission on February 9, 1962.

He assumed senior status on January 9, 1973, serving in that capacity until his death, in 1991, in Birmingham.

Achievements

  • Bar: Alabama 1941.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles. Contributor textbooks.

Membership

Member counsel professional relations American Hospital Association, 1950-1952. Chairman Alabama Hospital Trustee Association, 1951. Chairman trustees South Highland Infirmary, Birmingham, 1945-1955.

Trustee Crippled Childrens Hospital and Clinic, from 1941, president, 1958. Trustee Alabama Society Crippled Children and Adults, 1946-1948. Member American, Alabama, Birmingham bar associations, Pi Kappa Alpha, Sigma Delta Kappa, Blue Key.

Clubs: Mason (Birmingham), Shriner (Birmingham), Elk. (Birmingham), Civitan (Birmingham).

Connections

Married Marie Maxwell, June 27, 1927. 1 son, Clarence William.

father:
Robert Veneable Allgood

mother:
Patricia (Robinson) Allgood

spouse:
Marie Maxwell