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Reeves, Albert L.
Born December 21, 1873, in Steelville, MO
Died March 24, 1971, in Dunedin, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Nominated by Warren G. Harding on January 16, 1923, to a new seat authorized by 42 Stat.837. Confirmed by the Senate on January 24, 1923, and received commission on June 24, 1923. Served as chief judge, 1948-1954. Assumed senior status on February 2, 1954. Service terminated on March 24, 1971, due to death.

Education:
Steelville College, Missouri, A.B., 1898
Read law, 1899

Professional Career:
Private practice, Steelville, Missouri, 1899-
Private practice, Kansas City, Missouri
State representative, Missouri, 1901-1902
Counsel, Missouri State Insurance Department, 1909-1913
Member, Missouri State Civil Service Commission, Kansas City, 1916-1917
Commissioner, Supreme Court of Missouri, 1921-1923
Lecturer, Kansas City Dental College
Lecturer, Kansas City School of Law
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