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Name Montgomery, Robert Morris
City City not recorded
State State not recorded
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:

Montgomery, Robert Morris
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Montgomery, Robert Morris
Born May 12, 1849, in Eaton Rapids, MI
Died June 27, 1920, in Eaton Rapids, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Chief 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. Service terminated on June 27, 1920, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1870

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, Seventh Michigan Cavalry, 1864
Private practice, Pentwater, Michigan, 1871-1873
Assistant assessor of internal revenue, State of Michigan, 1873
Prosecutor, Oceana County, Michigan, 1873-1877
Private practice, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1877, 1888-1891
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Michigan, 1877-1881
Judge, Michigan Circuit Court, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, 1881-1888
Justice, Michigan Supreme Court, 1892-1910; chief justice, 1900-1901, 1910

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