History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Simons, Charles Casper
Born May 21, 1876, in Detroit, MI
Died February 2, 1964

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by Warren G. Harding on January 31, 1923, to a new seat authorized by 42 Stat. 837. Confirmed by the Senate on February 6, 1923, and received commission on February 6, 1923. Service terminated on February 2, 1932, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Herbert Hoover on January 8, 1932, to a seat vacated by Arthur Carter Denison. Confirmed by the Senate on January 26, 1932, and received commission on January 29, 1932. Served as chief judge, 1952-1958. Assumed senior status on September 15, 1959. Service terminated on February 2, 1964, due to death.

Education:
University of Michigan, B.L., 1898
University of Michigan Law School, LL.B., 1900

Professional Career:
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1900-1923
State senator, Michigan, 1903-1904
Commissioner, Michigan Circuit Court, Wayne County, 1905-1906
Member, Michigan constitutional convention, 1908

 

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