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Name Gardner, Archibald K.
City Huron
State SD
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:

Gardner, Archibald K.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Gardner, Archibald K.
Born December 3, 1867, in Gwen Sound, Canada
Died January 21, 1962, in Huron, SD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Herbert Hoover on April 18, 1929, to a new seat authorized by 45 Stat. 1346. Confirmed by the Senate on May 23, 1929, and received commission on May 23, 1929. Served as chief judge, 1948-1959. Assumed senior status on September 30, 1960. Service terminated on January 21, 1962, due to death.

Education:
University of Iowa, A.B., 1892
University of Iowa College of Law, LL.B., 1893

Professional Career:
Private practice, Greenfield, Missouri, 1893-1895
Private practice, Rapid City, South Dakota, 1895-1897, 1899-1907
City attorney, Rapid City, South Dakota, 1897-1904
General attorney, Chicago and Northwestern Railway, South Dakota, 1907-1929

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, March 1, 1929; no Senate vote
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