History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Finkelnburg, Gustavus Adolphus
Born April 6, 1837, near Cologne, Prussia
Died May 18, 1908, in Denver, CO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
Received a recess appointment from Theodore Roosevelt on May 20, 1905, to a seat vacated by Elmer B. Adams; nominated to the same position by Theodore Roosevelt on December 5, 1905. Confirmed by the Senate on December 12, 1905, and received commission on December 12, 1905. Service terminated on March 31, 1907, due to resignation.

Education:
Cincinnati Law School (now University of Cincinnati College of Law), 1859

Professional Career:
Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri, 1860-
U.S. Army, Civil War
State representative, Missouri, 1864-1868
U.S. representative from Missouri, 1869-1873

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