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Name Cant, William Alexander
City City not recorded
State MN
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Cant, William Alexander
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Cant, William Alexander
Born December 23, 1863, in Westfield, Marquette County, WI
Died January 12, 1933

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
Received a recess appointment from Warren G. Harding on May 21, 1923, to a seat vacated by Page Morris; nominated to the same position by Calvin Coolidge on December 15, 1923. Confirmed by the Senate on January 15, 1924, and received commission on January 15, 1924. Service terminated on January 12, 1933, due to death.

Education:
University of Michigan Law School, LL.B., 1885

Professional Career:
Private practice, Duluth, Minnesota, 1886-1895
State representative, Minnesota, 1895
City attorney, Duluth, Minnesota, 1895-1896
Judge, Minnesota District Court, 1896-1923

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