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Name Barber, Orion Metcalf
City City not recorded
State State not recorded
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:

Barber, Orion Metcalf
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Barber, Orion Metcalf
Born July 13, 1857, in Jamaica, VT
Died March 28, 1930, in Bennington, VT

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Judge, U. S. Court of Customs Appeals (later Customs and Patent Appeals)
Nominated by William H. Taft on March 9, 1910, to a new seat authorized by 36 Stat. 11. Confirmed by the Senate on March 30, 1910, and received commission on March 30, 1910. Assumed senior status on September 30, 1928. Service terminated on March 28, 1930, due to death.

Education:
Albany Law School, LL.B., 1882

Professional Career:
State's attorney, Bennington County, Vermont, 1886-1887
State representative, Vermont, 1892-1894
State senator, Vermont, 1894-1896
Auditor of accounts, State of Vermont, 1898-1902
Chairman, Vermont Special Tax Commission, 1906-1908

Nominated to U.S. Court of Customs Appeals, January 5, 1910; nomination withdrawn by president, February 22, 1910

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