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Symes, John Foster

Born February 10, 1878, in Denver, CO
Died April 5, 1951

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
Nominated by Warren G. Harding on April 22, 1922, to a seat vacated by Robert E. Lewis. Confirmed by the Senate on May 16, 1922, and received commission on May 16, 1922. Assumed senior status on April 14, 1950. Service terminated on April 5, 1951, due to death.

Yale University, Ph.B., 1900
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1903

Professional Career:

U.S. Army major, 1917-1919
Private practice, New York City, 1902-1906
Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1906-1921
U.S. attorney for the District of Colorado, 1921-1922