History of the Federal Judiciary


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Smith, Walter Inglewood
Born July 10, 1862, in Council Bluffs, IA
Died January 27, 1922, in Council Bluffs, IA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by William H. Taft on January 17, 1911, to a seat vacated by Willis Van Devanter. Confirmed by the Senate on January 31, 1911, and received commission on January 31, 1911. Service terminated on January 27, 1922, due to death.

Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by William H. Taft on January 17, 1911, to a seat vacated by Willis Van Devanter. Confirmed by the Senate on January 31, 1911, and received commission on January 31, 1911. Service terminated on December 31, 1911, due to abolition of the court.

Education:
Read law, 1882

Professional Career:
Private practice, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1882-1890
Judge, Iowa District Court, Fifteenth Judicial District, 1890-1900
U.S. representative from Iowa, 1900-1911

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