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Name Bethea, Solomon Hicks
City Chicago
State IL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Bethea, Solomon Hicks
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Bethea, Solomon Hicks
Born May 18, 1852, in Lee County, IL
Died August 3, 1909, in Dixon, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on March 18, 1905, to a seat vacated by Christian C. Kohlsaat. Confirmed by the Senate on March 18, 1905, and received commission on March 18, 1905. Service terminated on August 3, 1909, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1876

Professional Career:
Private practice, Dixon, Illinois, 1877-1898
State representative, Illinois, 1882-1883
Mayor, Dixon, Illinois
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 1899-1905
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