Charles Harold Haden II

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Charles Harold Haden II
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
In office
1982–2002
Preceded byDennis Raymond Knapp
Succeeded byDavid A. Faber
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
In office
November 21, 1975 – January 14, 1983
Appointed byGerald Ford
Preceded bySidney Lee Christie
Succeeded bySeat abolished
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
In office
November 21, 1975 – March 20, 2004
Appointed byGerald Ford
Preceded bySidney Lee Christie
Succeeded byThomas E. Johnston
Personal details
Born
Charles Harold Haden II

(1937-04-16)April 16, 1937
Morgantown, West Virginia
DiedMarch 20, 2004(2004-03-20) (aged 66)
Morgantown, West Virginia
EducationWest Virginia University (B.S.)
West Virginia University College of Law (LL.B.)

Charles Harold Haden II (April 16, 1937 – March 20, 2004) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia and the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Morgantown, West Virginia, Haden received a Bachelor of Science degree from West Virginia University in 1958 and a Bachelor of Laws from West Virginia University College of Law in 1961. He was in private practice in Morgantown from 1961 to 1969, also serving as a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates from 1963 to 1964, as a Board member on the Monongalia County Board of Education from 1967 to 1968, and as a faculty member at the West Virginia University College of Law from 1967 to 1968. He was the West Virginia State Tax Commissioner from 1969 to 1972, and a Justice of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia from 1972 to 1975, serving as Chief Justice from 1974 to 1975.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

Haden was nominated by President Gerald Ford on October 1, 1975, to a joint seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia and the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia vacated by Judge Sidney Lee Christie. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 20, 1975, and received his commission on November 21, 1975. He served as Chief Judge of the Southern District from 1982 to 2002. His service in the Northern District was terminated on January 14, 1983, due to reassignment. He continued to serve in the Southern District until his death on March 20, 2004, in Morgantown.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Charles Harold Haden II at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
  2. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang. "Charles Haden, 66, U.S. Judge On Strip-Mining Case, Is Dead".

Sources[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
Sidney Lee Christie
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
1975–1983
Succeeded by
Seat abolished
Preceded by
Sidney Lee Christie
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
1975–2004
Succeeded by
Thomas E. Johnston
Preceded by
Dennis Raymond Knapp
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
1982–2002
Succeeded by
David A. Faber