Howard Clark Hollister
|Howard Clark Hollister|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio|
March 7, 1910 – September 24, 1919
|Nominated by||William Howard Taft|
|Preceded by||new seat|
|Succeeded by||John Weld Peck|
September 11, 1856|
September 24, 1919 63) (aged|
Cincinnati Law School
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Hollister received an A.B. from Yale College in 1878 and an LL.B. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1880. He was in private practice in Cincinnati, Ohio from 1880 to 1893, and was an assistant prosecuting attorney of Hamilton County, Ohio from 1881 to 1882. He was a judge on the Court of Common Pleas, 1st Judicial District of Ohio from 1893 to 1903.
On February 24, 1910, Hollister was nominated by President William H. Taft to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio created by 36 Stat. 202. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 7, 1910, and received his commission the same day. Hollister served in that capacity until his death, in 1919.
Hollister was married to Alice Keys, of Cincinnati, June 2, 1887. They had four children. Hollister was a Republican in national politics, but opposed to the local Republican political machine.
- Howard Clark Hollister at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
| Succeeded by|
John Weld Peck