History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Lowell, Francis Cabot
Born January 7, 1855, in Boston, MA
Died March 6, 1911, in Boston, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Nominated by William McKinley on January 5, 1898, to a seat vacated by Thomas L. Nelson. Confirmed by the Senate on January 10, 1898, and received commission on January 10, 1898. Service terminated on April 15, 1905, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on February 15, 1905, to a new seat authorized by 33 Stat. 611. Confirmed by the Senate on February 23, 1905, and received commission on February 23, 1905. Service terminated on March 6, 1911, due to death.

Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the First Circuit
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on February 15, 1905, to a new seat authorized by 33 Stat. 611. Confirmed by the Senate on February 23, 1905, and received commission on February 23, 1905. Service terminated on March 6, 1911, due to death.

Education:
Harvard University, A.B., 1876
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1879

Professional Career:
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1880-1898
Private secretary, Hon. Horace Gray, Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, 1880-1882
City councilman, Boston, Massachusetts, 1889-1891
State representative, Massachusetts, 1895
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