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Johnson, Tillman Davis
Born January 8, 1858, in Rutherford County, TN
Died November 1, 1953, in Ogden, UT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Utah
Received a recess appointment from Woodrow Wilson on November 2, 1915, to a seat vacated by John A. Marshall; nominated to the same position by Woodrow Wilson on January 7, 1916. Confirmed by the Senate on January 18, 1916, and received commission on January 18, 1916. Assumed senior status on May 28, 1949. Service terminated on November 1, 1953, due to death.

Education:
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Cumberland University

Professional Career:
Teacher, Tennessee, 1880-1885
Principal, government Indian school, Fort Bennett, Dakota Territory, 1886-1887
Principal, government Indian school, Fort Hall, Idaho Territory, 1888-1889
Private practice, Ogden, Utah, 1889-1915
State representative, Utah, 1898-1899

 

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