Memorandum by Judge Akerman for James D. Beggs, Jr.
Memo by Judge Akerman for Beggs
A memorandum by Judge Alexander Akerman (1869-1948) for Orlando Postmaster James D. Beggs, Jr. regarding the establishment of a federal court in Orlando for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. In the memo Judge Akerman discusses his meetings with various members of Congress representing Florida, including Representative William J. Sears (1874-1944), Rep. Ruth Bryan Owen (1885-1954), Rep. J. Mark Wilcox (1890-1956), Senator Duncan U. Fletcher (1859-1936), and Sen. Charles O. Andrews (1877-1946). The court for Orlando was later established in 1933 and remained until the establishment of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida in 1962.
Original memorandum from Alexander Akerman to James D. Beggs, Jr.: Private Collection of Texann Ivy Buck.
Buck, Texann Ivy
Is Format Of
Digital reproduction of original memorandum from Alexander Akerman to James D. Beggs, Jr.
Is Part Of
Downtown Orlando Post Office Collection, Orlando Remembered Collection, Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
Is Referenced By
"Letter from J. D. Beggs to Senator Charles O. Andrews (April 7, 1941)." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka/items/show/7611.
Originally created by Alexander Akerman.
Copyright to this resource is held by Texann Ivy Buck and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.
Private Collection of Texann Ivy Buck
"United States District Court Southern District of Florida: State of the Court Report, 2013." United States District Court Southern District of Florida. https://www.flsd.uscourts.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/SDFLAnnualReport2013External.pdf.