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Name Dewey, Charles Almon
State IA
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 11, 1877, in Washington, IA
Died March 2, 1958, in Des Moines, IA

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

Born September 11, 1877, in Washington, IA
Died March 2, 1958, in Des Moines, IA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on January 23, 1928, to a new seat authorized by 45 Stat. 52. Confirmed by the Senate on January 31, 1928, and received commission on January 31, 1928. Assumed senior status on March 1, 1949. Service terminated on March 2, 1958, due to death.

Education:
University of Iowa College of Law, LL.B., 1901

Professional Career:

U.S. Volunteers corporal, Spanish-American War
Private practice, Washington, Iowa, 1901-
City attorney, Washington, Iowa, 1905-1909
County attorney, Washington County, Iowa, 1909-1915
Judge, Iowa District Court, 1918-1928


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