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Morris, Page
Born June 30, 1853, in Lynchburg, VA
Died December 16, 1924, in Rochester, MN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on March 5, 1903, to a new seat authorized by 32 Stat. 795. Confirmed by the Senate on March 9, 1903, and received commission on March 9, 1903. Assumed senior status on June 30, 1923. Service terminated on December 16, 1924, due to death.

Education:
College of William and Mary
Virginia Military Institute, 1872
Read law, 1880

Professional Career:
Assistant professor of mathematics, Virginia Military Institute, 1872-1873
Professor of mathematics, Texas Military Institute, 1873-1876
Professor of applied mathematics, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College, 1876-1879
Private practice, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1880-1886
Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia, 1884
Private practice, Duluth, Minnesota, 1886-
Judge, Duluth [Minnesota] Municipal Court, 1889-
City attorney, Duluth, Minnesota, 1894-
Judge, Minnesota District Court, Eleventh Judicial District, 1895-1896
U.S. representative from Minnesota, 1897-1903

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, February 19, 1903; no Senate vote
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