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Frederick Alvin Daugherty, American federal judge. Bar: Oklahoma 1937.


Daugherty, Frederick Alvin was born on August 18, 1914 in Oklahoma City. Son of Charles Lemuel and Felicia (Mitchell) Daugherty.


Bachelor of Laws, Cumberland University, 1933. Postgraduate, Oklahoma City University, 1935. Bachelor of Laws (honorary), Oklahoma City University, 1974.

Postgraduate, Oklahoma University, 1937. HHD (honorary), Oklahoma Christian College, 1976.


Practiced, Oklahoma City, 1937-1940; member firm, Ames, Ames & Daugherty, Oklahoma City, 1946-1950; member firm, Ames, Daugherty, Bynum & Black, Oklahoma City, 1952-1955; judge, 7th Judicial District Court, Oklahoma City, 1955-1961; United States district judge, Western, Eastern and Northern district Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, since 1961; chief judge, Western District Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, 1972-1982. Member Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, 1981-1988, Temporary EmergencyCt. Appeals, 1983-1993, Multi district Litigation panel, 1980-1990.

Member codes of conduct committee United States Judicial Conference, 1980-1987.


  • Bar: Oklahoma 1937.


Active local American Red Cross, since 1956, chairman, 1958-1960, national board governors, 1963-1969, 3d national vice chairman, 1968-1969. Active United Fund Greater Oklahoma City, since 1957, president, 1961, trustee, since 1963. President Community Council Oklahoma City and County, 1967-1969.

Executive committee Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, 1966-1969. With Army of the United States, 1940-1945, 50-52. Member Federal Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, American Bar Foundation, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi, Men's Dinner Club (Oklahoma City) (president 1966-1969), Kiwanis (president 1957, lieutenant governor 1959), Masons (33 degree, sovereign grand inspector general in Oklahoma 1982-1986), Shriners, Jesters, Order of Coif (honorary member Oklahoma chapter).


Son of Charles Lemuel and Felicia (Mitchell) D. M. Marjorie E. Green, March 15, 1947 (deceased February 1964). M. Betsy F. Amis, December 15, 1965.

Charles Lemuel Daugherty

Felicia (Mitchell) Daugherty

Marjorie E. Green

Betsy F. Amis