History of the Federal Judiciary

  U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Michigan

   Judges of the Western District of Michigan
Sessions, Clarence W.
Born February 8, 1859, in Ionia County, MI
Died April 1, 1931

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
Nominated by William H. Taft on February 25, 1911, to a seat vacated by Arthur Carter Denison. Confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1911, and received commission on March 2, 1911. Service terminated on April 1, 1931, due to death.

University of Michigan, A.B., 1881
Read law, 1883

Professional Career:
Private practice, Ionia, Michigan, 1883-1885
Private practice, Muskegon, Michigan, 1885-1906
Judge, Michigan Circuit Court, 1906-1911
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