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Lewis, Robert E.

Born April 3, 1857, in Cass County, MO
Died July 31, 1941, in Denver, CO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on April 9, 1906, to a seat vacated by Moses Hallett. Confirmed by the Senate on April 10, 1906, and received commission on April 10, 1906. Service terminated on December 1, 1921, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Warren G. Harding on November 3, 1921, to a seat vacated by William Cather Hook. Confirmed by the Senate on November 15, 1921, and received commission on November 15, 1921. Service terminated on March 28, 1929, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Reassigned on March 28, 1929, to a new seat authorized by 45 Stat. 1346. Assumed senior status on May 31, 1940. Service terminated on July 31, 1941, due to death.

Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri
Read law, 1880

Professional Career:

Private practice, Clinton, Missouri, 1880-1897
Prosecutor, Henry County, Missouri, 1883-1887
Republican candidate for governor, Missouri, 1896
Judge, Colorado District Court, Fourth Judicial District, 1903-1906
Member, Conference of Senior Circuit Judges (now Judicial Conference of the United States), 1929-1940