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James William Cammack, American judge. Member Kentucky Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Academy Political and Social Science, American Judicature Society, Delta Chi. Democratic; Mason.

Background

Cammack, James William was born on March 10, 1902 in Owenton, Kentucky, United States. Son of James W. and Nellie (Allen) Cammack.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University of Kentucky, 1924, Master of Arts, 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1937, Doctor of Laws (honorary), 1955. Student University of Chicago, 1929-1930, Peabody College for Teachers, 1932.

Career

Admitted to Kentucky bar, 1924, and began practice in Owenton. Taught school part time until 1930. With State Department of Education, 1930-1934.

State director N.R.A., 1935. Member Public Service Commission, 1935-1938. Member Court of Appeals, September since 1938, chief justice Court of Appeals, January 1951-January 1953.

Membership

Member Kentucky Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Academy Political and Social Science, American Judicature Society, Delta Chi. Democratic; Mason.

Connections

Married Sarah Gilmour, February 17, 1927.

father:
James W. Cammack

mother:
Nellie (Allen) Cammack

spouse:
Sarah Gilmour