McCORD, LEON CLARENCE, 1878-1952

Biography:

Lawyer, judge. Born– 1878, Conyers, Ga. Parents– Henry and Ellen Grant (Davis) McCord. Education– studied law under Jesse E. Brown, Scottsboro. He began the practice of law in 1900 in Guntersville; also practiced in Scottsboro. In 1913, he moved to Montgomery and became secretary of the Supreme Court of Alabama. He practiced law in Montgomery and was State Railroad Commissioner, Judge of the 15th Judicial Circuit of Alabama, and, for thirteen years was presiding judge of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals 5th District.

Source:

SCRIPSIT and from New York Times, February 12, 1952.

Publication(s):

I Believe in Man. New York; Harper & Brothers, 1929.