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Elliott, James Douglas

Born October 7, 1859, in Mt. Sterling, IL
Died January 30, 1933

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota
Nominated by William H. Taft on May 25, 1911, to a seat vacated by John E. Carland. Confirmed by the Senate on June 7, 1911, and received commission on June 7, 1911. Service terminated on January 30, 1933, due to death.

Read law, 1884

Professional Career:

Private practice, Tyndall, South Dakota, 1884-1910
State's attorney, Bon Homme County, South Dakota, 1887-1891
U.S. attorney for the District of South Dakota, 1897-1907
Counsel, C.M. & St. P. Railroad, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 1910-1911