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Samuel Hale Sibley


Samuel Hale Sibley

Samuel Hale Sibley (July 2, 1873 – October 13, 1958) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Greensboro, Georgia from 1912 to 1917. He was a district attorney of the Georgia Railroad from 1917 to 1919.

On July 31, 1919, Sibley was nominated by President United States Senate on August 5, 1919, and received his commission the same day.

On December 20, 1930, President Herbert Hoover nominated Sibley for elevation to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated by Richard Wilde Walker. Sibley was confirmed by the United States Senate on January 13, 1931, and received his commission on January 24, 1931. He assumed senior status on October 1, 1949, serving in that capacity until his death, in 1958.


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