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Name Knowles, Hiram
City Butte
State MT
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:

Knowles, Hiram
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Knowles, Hiram
Born January 18, 1834, in Penobscot, ME
Died April 6, 1911, near Idaho Falls, ID

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Montana
Nominated by Benjamin Harrison on January 6, 1890, to a new seat authorized by 25 Stat. 676. Confirmed by the Senate on February 21, 1890, and received commission on February 21, 1890. Service terminated on April 15, 1904, due to retirement.

Education:
Antioch College
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1860

Professional Career:
Private practice, Keokuk, Iowa, 1860-1862
Private practice, Dayton, Missouri, 1862
Private practice, Humbolt County, Nevada, 1862-1863
District attorney, Humbolt County, Nevada, 1863-1864
Judge, Humbolt County [Nevada] Probate Court, 1864-1865
Private practice, Deer Lodge, Montana, 1866-1868
Associate justice, Supreme Court of Montana Territory, 1868-1879
Private practice, Butte, Montana, 1879-1890
Private practice, Missoula, Montana, 1904-1911

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