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Name Baker, Francis Elisha
City Indianapolis
State IN
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 20, 1860, in Goshen, IN
Died March 15, 1924, in Chicago, IL

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

Born October 20, 1860, in Goshen, IN
Died March 15, 1924, in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on December 11, 1901, to a seat vacated by William Allen Woods. Confirmed by the Senate on January 21, 1902, and received commission on January 21, 1902. Service terminated on December 31, 1911, due to abolition of the court.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on December 11, 1901, to a seat vacated by William Allen Woods. Confirmed by the Senate on January 21, 1902, and received commission on January 21, 1902. Service terminated on March 15, 1924, due to death.

Education:
University of Michigan, B.A., 1882
Read law, 1884

Professional Career:

Private practice, Goshen, Indiana, 1884-1899
Judge, Indiana Supreme Court, 1899-1902
Member, Conference of Senior Circuit Judges (now Judicial Conference of the United States), 1922-1923


compress summary

Case(s) PC-IL-0015 : Smith v. Fairman

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