Charles Harwood Moorman

Judge, Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1925-d. 1938. Judge, Western District of Kentucky, 1924-1925.

Charles Harwood Moorman served as a judge for the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit from 1925 to 1938. Previously, he had served as a judge for the Western District of Kentucky. Born in Big Spring, Kentucky, Moorman read law and graduated in 1900. Following graduation, he practiced law in Elizabethtown, from 1900 to 1906, and then in Louisville until 1921. Moorman won office in 1921 and became a judge on the Kentucky State Court of Appeals. Three years later, President Calvin Coolidge nominated him to the Western District Court of Kentucky, to a seat vacated by Judge Walter Evans. One year later, the President nominated Moorman to a seat on the Sixth Circuit vacated by Judge Loyal Edwin Knappen. Moorman was confirmed by the United States Senate on January 13, 1925, and served in that capacity until his death in 1938.