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Name Philips, John Finis
City Kansas City
State MO
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:

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

Philips, John Finis
Born December 31, 1834, in Boone County, MO
Died March 13, 1919, in Hot Springs, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Nominated by Grover Cleveland on June 19, 1888, to a seat vacated by Arnold Krekel. Confirmed by the Senate on June 25, 1888, and received commission on June 25, 1888. Service terminated on June 25, 1910, due to retirement.

Education:
Centre College, A.B., 1855
Read law, 1857

Professional Career:
Private practice, Georgetown, Missouri, 1857-1861
U.S. Army colonel, 1861-1865
Private practice, Sedalia, Missouri, 1865-1880
Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri, 1868
Mayor, Sedalia, Missouri
U.S. representative from Missouri, 1875-1877; 1880-1881
Private practice, Kansas City, Missouri, 1881-1882, 1910-1917
Commissioner, Supreme Court of Missouri, 1883-1885
Judge, Kansas City [Missouri] Court of Appeals, 1885-1888
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