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Name Waite, Byron Sylvester
City New York
State NY
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 September 27, 1852, in Penfield, NY
Died December 31, 1930, in Yonkers, NY

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

Born September 27, 1852, in Penfield, NY
Died December 31, 1930, in Yonkers, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, U.S. Customs Court
Reassigned on May 28, 1926, to a new seat authorized by 44 Stat. 669. Service terminated on November 1, 1930, due to retirement.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Member, Board of General Appraisers
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on June 13, 1902, to a seat vacated by Charles H. Ham. Confirmed by the Senate on June 19, 1902, and received commission on June 25, 1902. Service terminated on May 28, 1926, due to reassignment.

Education:
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University of Michigan, B.A., 1880

Professional Career:

Private practice, Wayne County, Michigan, 1881-1889
State representative, Michigan, 1889-1890, 1895-1896
Assistant prosecutor, Wayne County, Michigan, 1895-1898
Judge, Michigan Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit, 1898-1900


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