History of the Federal Judiciary


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Baldwin, James Harris
Born August 1, 1876, in St. Joseph, MO
Died October 26, 1944

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Montana
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 20, 1935, to a seat vacated by George M. Bourquin. Confirmed by the Senate on May 29, 1935, and received commission on June 4, 1935. Service terminated on October 26, 1944, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1900
University of Virginia, B.L., 1900

Professional Career:
Private practice, Butte, Montana, 1900-1934
Assistant county attorney, Silver Bow County, Montana, 1907-1908
Chief deputy county attorney, Silver Bow County, Montana, 1908-1909
U.S. attorney for the District of Montana, 1934-1935

 

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