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Peelle, Stanton Judkins

Born February 11, 1843, in Richmond, IN
Died September 4, 1928, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Court of Claims
Nominated by Benjamin Harrison on March 24, 1892, to a seat vacated by Glenni W. Scofield. Confirmed by the Senate on March 28, 1892, and received commission on March 28, 1892. Service terminated on January 2, 1906, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Chief Justice, Court of Claims
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on December 19, 1905, to a seat vacated by Charles C. Nott. Confirmed by the Senate on December 20, 1905, and received commission on December 20, 1905. Service terminated on February 11, 1913, due to resignation.

Winchester Seminary, Indiana
Northern Indiana Normal School (now Valparaiso University)
Read law with William A. Peelle, Centerville, Indiana, 1866

Professional Career:

U.S. Army corporal and second lieutenant, 1861-1865
Private practice, Winchester, Indiana, 1866-1869
Private practice, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1869-1892
Assistant district attorney, Marion County, Indiana, 1872-1873
State representative, Indiana, 1878-1879
U.S. representative from Indiana, 1881-1884
Faculty, George Washington University Law School, 1901-1911