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Quarles, Joseph Very
Born December 16, 1843, in Kenosha, WI
Died October 7, 1911

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on February 25, 1905, to a seat vacated by William H. Seaman. Confirmed by the Senate on March 6, 1905, and received commission on March 6, 1905. Service terminated on October 7, 1911, due to death.

Education:
University of Michigan, A.B., 1866
University of Michigan Law School, LL.B., 1867

Professional Career:
Private practice, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1868-1882
District attorney, Kenosha County, Wisconsin, 1870-1876
Mayor, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1876
State representative, Wisconsin, 1879
State senator, Wisconsin, 1880-1882
Private practice, Racine, Wisconsin, 1882-1888
Private practice, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1888-1899
U.S. senator from Wisconsin, 1899-1905
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