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Name Collet, John Caskie
State MO
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 May 25, 1898, in Keytesville, MO
Died December 5, 1955, in Kansas City, MO

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

Born May 25, 1898, in Keytesville, MO
Died December 5, 1955, in Kansas City, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 9, 1937, to a new seat authorized by 49 Stat. 1804. Confirmed by the Senate on March 15, 1937, and received commission on March 20, 1937. Service terminated on July 11, 1947, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 9, 1937, to a new seat authorized by 49 Stat. 1804. Confirmed by the Senate on March 15, 1937, and received commission on March 20, 1937. Service terminated on July 11, 1947, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Harry S Truman on April 30, 1947, to a seat vacated by Kimbrough Stone. Confirmed by the Senate on July 8, 1947, and received commission on July 9, 1947. Service terminated on December 5, 1955, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1920

Professional Career:

U.S. Army, Air Corps, 1917-1918
Private practice, Salisbury, Missouri, 1921-1929
City attorney, Salisbury, Missouri, 1922-1924
Prosecutor, Charlton County, Missouri, 1925-1929
Assistant counsel, Missouri State Highway Department, 1930-1933
Chairman, Missouri Public Service Commission, 1933-1935
Judge, Supreme Court of Missouri, 1935-1937


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