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Alschuler, Samuel
Born November 20, 1859, in Chicago, IL
Died November 9, 1939

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Received a recess appointment from Woodrow Wilson on August 16, 1915, to a seat vacated by Peter Stenger Grosscup; nominated to the same position by Woodrow Wilson on January 7, 1916. Confirmed by the Senate on January 18, 1916, and received commission on January 18, 1916. Assumed senior status on May 15, 1936. Service terminated on November 9, 1939, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1881

Professional Career:
Private practice, Aurora, Illinois, 1881-1901
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1901-1915
State representative, Illinois, 1896-1900

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