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Smyth, Constantine Joseph

Born December 4, 1859, in County Cavan, Ireland
Died April 14, 1924

Federal Judicial Service:
Chief Justice, Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia (now U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit)
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on June 29, 1917, to a seat vacated by Seth Shepard. Confirmed by the Senate on July 12, 1917, and received commission on July 12, 1917. Service terminated on April 14, 1924, due to death.

Read law, 1885
Creighton University, A.M., 1907

Professional Career:

Private practice, Omaha, Nebraska, 1885-1913
State representative, Nebraska, 1887
Member, Omaha [Nebraska] School Board, 1889-1894
Chairman, Nebraska State Democratic Committee, 1894-1896
Attorney general, State of Nebraska, 1897-1900
Associate dean and professor, Creighton University College of Law, 1905-1910
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1913-1917