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Name Peters, John Andrew
City Bangor
State ME
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:

Peters, John Andrew
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Peters, John Andrew
Born August 13, 1864, in Ellsworth, ME
Died August 22, 1953, in Ellsworth, ME

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maine
Nominated by Warren G. Harding on October 25, 1921, to a seat vacated by Clarence Hale. Confirmed by the Senate on November 14, 1921, and received commission on November 14, 1921. Assumed senior status on January 2, 1947. Service terminated on August 1, 1953, due to retirement.

Education:
Bowdoin College, A.B., 1885
Read law, 1887
Bowdoin College, A.M., 1888

Professional Career:
Private practice, Ellsworth, Maine, 1887-1913
Judge, Ellsworth [Maine] Municipal Court, 1896-1908
State representative, Maine, 1909, 1911, 1913; speaker, 1913
U.S. representative from Maine, 1913-1922

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