History of the Federal Judiciary


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Wilson, Scott
Born January 11, 1870, in Falmouth, ME
Died October 22, 1942, in Portland, ME

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Nominated by Herbert Hoover on September 9, 1929, to a seat vacated by Charles Fletcher Johnson. Confirmed by the Senate on October 2, 1929, and received commission on October 2, 1929. Assumed senior status on March 31, 1940. Service terminated on October 22, 1942, due to death.

Education:
University of Pennsylvania
Bates College, A.B., 1892
Read law, 1895

Professional Career:
Private practice, Portland, Maine, 1895-1918
City solicitor, Deering, Maine, 1899
Assistant county attorney, Cumberland County, Maine, 1900-1902
City solicitor, Portland, Maine, 1902-1905
Attorney general, State of Maine, 1913-1914
Justice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court, 1918-1929; chief justice, 1925-1929
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