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Name Hook, William Cather
City Leavenworth
State KS
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:

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

Hook, William Cather
Born September 24, 1857, in Waynesburg, PA
Died August 11, 1921, in Sayner, WI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
Nominated by William McKinley on January 28, 1899, to a seat vacated by Cassius G. Foster. Confirmed by the Senate on January 31, 1899, and received commission on January 31, 1899. Service terminated on December 1, 1903, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on November 10, 1903, to a seat vacated by Henry Clay Caldwell. Confirmed by the Senate on November 17, 1903, and received commission on November 17, 1903. Service terminated on August 11, 1921, due to death.

Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on November 10, 1903, to a seat vacated by Henry Clay Caldwell. Confirmed by the Senate on November 17, 1903, and received commission on November 17, 1903. Service terminated on December 31, 1911, due to abolition of the court.

Education:
Washington University School of Law, LL.B., 1878

Professional Career:
Private practice, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1878-1899
City attorney, Leavenworth, Kansas
City legal advisor, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1889-1895

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