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McComas, Louis Emory
Died November 10, 1907, 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)
Received a recess appointment from Benjamin Harrison on November 17, 1892, to a seat vacated by Martin V. Montgomery; nominated to the same position by Benjamin Harrison on December 6, 1892. Confirmed by the Senate on January 25, 1893, and received commission on January 25, 1893. Service terminated on March 3, 1899, due to resignation.
Associate Justice, Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia (now U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit)
Received a recess appointment from Theodore Roosevelt on June 26, 1905, to a seat vacated by Martin F. Morris; nominated to the same position by Theodore Roosevelt on December 5, 1905. Confirmed by the Senate on December 6, 1905, and received commission on December 6, 1905. Service terminated on November 10, 1907, due to death.
Dickinson College, 1866
Read law, 1868
Private practice, Hagerstown, Maryland, 1868-1892
Republican candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland, 1876, 1890
U.S. representative from Maryland, 1883-1891
Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland
U.S. senator from Maryland, 1899-1905