History of the Federal Judiciary


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Amidon, Charles Fremont
Born August 17, 1856, in Clymer, NY
Died December 26, 1937, in Tucson, AZ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
Received a recess appointment from Grover Cleveland on August 31, 1896, to a seat vacated by Alfred D. Thomas; nominated to the same position by Grover Cleveland on December 8, 1896. Confirmed by the Senate on February 18, 1897, and received commission on February 18, 1897. Assumed senior status on June 2, 1928. Service terminated on December 26, 1937, due to death.

Education:
Hamilton College, A.B., 1882
Read law, 1886

Professional Career:
Private practice, Fargo, North Dakota, 1887-1890, 1894-1896
City attorney, Fargo, North Dakota, 1890-1894
Code commissioner, Commission to Revise Codes of North Dakota, 1893-1895

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