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Bunn, Romanzo
Born September 24, 1829, in South Hartwick, NY
Died January 25, 1909, in Madison, WI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
Nominated by Rutherford B. Hayes on October 25, 1877, to a seat vacated by James C. Hopkins. Confirmed by the Senate on October 30, 1877, and received commission on October 30, 1877. Service terminated on January 9, 1905, due to retirement.

Education:
Read law, 1853

Professional Career:
Private practice, Ellicottville, New York, 1853-1854
Private practice, Galesville, Wisconsin, 1854-1861
District attorney, Galesville, Wisconsin, 1857-1858
State representative, Wisconsin, 1859
Private practice, Sparta, Wisconsin, 1861-1868
Judge, Circuit Court of Wisconsin, Sixth Judicial Circuit, 1868-1877
Professor of law, University of Wisconsin, 1878-1885

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