History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Denison, Arthur Carter
Born November 10, 1861, in Grand Rapids, MI
Died May 27, 1942, in Shaker Heights, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
Nominated by William H. Taft on January 17, 1910, to a seat vacated by Loyal Edwin Knappen. Confirmed by the Senate on January 31, 1910, and received commission on January 31, 1910. Service terminated on October 3, 1911, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by William H. Taft on February 25, 1911, to a seat vacated by Henry Franklin Severens. Confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1911, and received commission on March 2, 1911. Service terminated on December 31, 1931, due to resignation.

Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by William H. Taft on February 25, 1911, to a seat vacated by Henry Franklin Severens. Confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1911, and received commission on March 2, 1911. Service terminated on December 31, 1911, due to abolition of the court.

Education:
University of Michigan, B.A., 1883

Professional Career:
Private practice, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1883-1910
Private practice, Cleveland, Ohio, 1932-1942
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