History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Foster, Cassius Gaius
Born June 22, 1837, in Webster, NY
Died June 21, 1899, in Topeka, KS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
Nominated by Ulysses Grant on March 9, 1874, to a seat vacated by Mark Delahay. Confirmed by the Senate on March 10, 1874, and received commission on March 10, 1874. Service terminated on February 28, 1899, due to retirement.

Read law, 1859

Professional Career:
Private practice, Rochester, New York, 1859
Private practice, Atchison, Kansas, 1859-1863, 1864-1867, 1868-1874
State senator, Kansas, 1863-1864
Mayor, Atchison, Kansas, 1867
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