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Name McComas, Louis Emory
City Washington
State DC
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:

McComas, Louis Emory
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

McComas, Louis Emory
Born October 28, 1846, near Hagerstown, MD
Died November 10, 1907, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
Received a recess appointment from Benjamin Harrison on November 17, 1892, to a seat vacated by Martin V. Montgomery; nominated to the same position by Benjamin Harrison on December 6, 1892. Confirmed by the Senate on January 25, 1893, and received commission on January 25, 1893. Service terminated on March 3, 1899, due to resignation.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Received a recess appointment from Theodore Roosevelt on June 26, 1905, to a seat vacated by Martin F. Morris; nominated to the same position by Theodore Roosevelt on December 5, 1905. Confirmed by the Senate on December 6, 1905, and received commission on December 6, 1905. Service terminated on November 10, 1907, due to death.

Education:
Dickinson College, 1866
Read law, 1868

Professional Career:
Private practice, Hagerstown, Maryland, 1868-1892
Republican candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland, 1876, 1890
U.S. representative from Maryland, 1883-1891
Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland
U.S. senator from Maryland, 1899-1905
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