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Name Quarles, Joseph Very
City Milwaukee
State WI
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:

Quarles, Joseph Very
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Quarles, Joseph Very
Born December 16, 1843, in Kenosha, WI
Died October 7, 1911

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on March 6, 1905, to a seat vacated by William H. Seaman. Confirmed by the Senate on March 6, 1905, and received commission on March 6, 1905. Service terminated on October 7, 1911, due to death.

Education:
University of Michigan, A.B., 1866
University of Michigan Law School, LL.B., 1867

Professional Career:
Private practice, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1868-1882
District attorney, Kenosha County, Wisconsin, 1870-1876
Mayor, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1876
State representative, Wisconsin, 1879
State senator, Wisconsin, 1880-1882
Private practice, Racine, Wisconsin, 1882-1888
Private practice, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1888-1899
U.S. senator from Wisconsin, 1899-1905

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, February 25, 1905; no Senate vote
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