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Cole, Charles Cleaves

Born May 22, 1841, in Hiram, ME
Died March 17, 1905, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the District of Columbia (now U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia)
Nominated by Benjamin Harrison on December 12, 1892, to a seat vacated by Charles P. James. Confirmed by the Senate on January 28, 1893, and received commission on January 28, 1893. Service terminated on April 22, 1901, due to resignation.

Read law, 1866
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1867

Professional Career:

U.S. Army private, Seventeenth Maine Infantry, 1862-1865
Private practice, Portland, Maine, 1866-1867
Private practice, West Union, West Virginia, 1868-1870
Prosecutor, Doddridge County, West Virginia, 1869-1870
Private practice, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 1870-1874, 1876-1878
City solicitor, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 1874-1876
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1878-1891, 1901-1905
U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, 1891-1893