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Name Akerman, Alexander
City Miami
State FL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born October 9, 1869, in Elberton, GA
Died August 21, 1948

Federal Judicial Service:
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born October 9, 1869, in Elberton, GA
Died August 21, 1948

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on January 19, 1929, to a new seat authorized by 45 Stat. 1081. Confirmed by the Senate on February 15, 1929, and received commission on February 15, 1929. Assumed senior status on October 8, 1939. Service terminated on August 21, 1948, due to death.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Referee in Bankruptcy, Southern District of Georgia, 1898

Education:
Read law, 1892

Professional Career:

Private practice, Cartersville, Georgia, 1892-
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of Georgia, 1901-1912
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, 1912-1914
Private practice, Kissimmee, Florida, 1914-1920
Private practice, Orlando, Florida, 1920-1929


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