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Kohlsaat, Christian Cecil

Born January 8, 1844, near Albion, IL
Died May 11, 1918, in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by William McKinley on February 23, 1899, to a seat vacated by Peter S. Grosscup. Confirmed by the Senate on February 28, 1899, and received commission on February 28, 1899. Service terminated on March 24, 1905, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on March 18, 1905, to a new seat authorized by 33 Stat. 992. Confirmed by the Senate on March 18, 1905, and received commission on March 18, 1905. Service terminated on December 31, 1911, due to abolition of the court.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on March 18, 1905, to a new seat authorized by 33 Stat. 992. Confirmed by the Senate on March 18, 1905, and received commission on March 18, 1905. Service terminated on May 11, 1918, due to death.

Education:
Old University of Chicago
Old University of Chicago Law Department (now Northwestern Univ. School of Law), LL.B.
Read law, 1867

Professional Career:

Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1867-1890
Engrossing clerk, Illinois General Assembly, 1871-1872
Member, West Park Commission, Chicago, Illinois
Judge, Cook County [Illinois] Probate Court, 1890-1899