History of the Federal Judiciary


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Baker, Francis Elisha
Born October 20, 1860, in Goshen, IN
Died March 15, 1924, in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on December 11, 1901, to a seat vacated by William Allen Woods. Confirmed by the Senate on January 21, 1902, and received commission on January 21, 1902. Service terminated on March 15, 1924, due to death.

Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on December 11, 1901, to a seat vacated by William Allen Woods. Confirmed by the Senate on January 21, 1902, and received commission on January 21, 1902. Service terminated on December 31, 1911, due to abolition of the court.

Education:
University of Michigan, B.A., 1882
Read law, 1884

Professional Career:
Private practice, Goshen, Indiana, 1884-1899
Judge, Indiana Supreme Court, 1899-1902

 

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