History of the Federal Judiciary

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Ritter, Halsted Lockwood
Born July 14, 1868, in Indianapolis, IN
Died October 15, 1951

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on January 23, 1929, to a seat vacated by Rhydon M. Call. Confirmed by the Senate on February 15, 1929, and received commission on February 15, 1929. Service terminated on April 17, 1936, due to impeachment and conviction.

DePauw University, Ph.D., 1891
DePauw University, LL.B., 1892
DePauw University, A.M., 1893

Professional Career:
Private practice, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1892-1895
Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1895-1925
Private practice, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1925-1929
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