History of the Federal Judiciary


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Neblett, Colin
Born July 6, 1875, in Brunswick County, VA
Died May 7, 1950

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on January 29, 1917, to a seat vacated by William H. Pope. Confirmed by the Senate on February 5, 1917, and received commission on February 5, 1917. Assumed senior status on July 6, 1948. Service terminated on May 7, 1950, due to death.

Education:
Washington and Lee University School of Law, LL.B., 1897

Professional Career:
Private practice, Silver City, New Mexico Territory, 1898-
Territorial legislator, New Mexico Territory, 1905
Superintendent of schools, Grant County, New Mexico Territory, 1907-1911
Judge, New Mexico District Court, Sixth Judicial District, 1912-1916

 

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