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Name Foster, Cassius Gaius
City Topeka
State KS
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 June 22, 1837, in Webster, NY
Died June 21, 1899, in Topeka, KS

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

Born June 22, 1837, in Webster, NY
Died June 21, 1899, in Topeka, KS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
Nominated by Ulysses Grant on March 9, 1874, to a seat vacated by Mark Delahay. Confirmed by the Senate on March 10, 1874, and received commission on March 10, 1874. Service terminated on February 28, 1899, due to retirement.

Education:
Read law, 1859

Professional Career:

Private practice, Rochester, New York, 1859
Private practice, Atchison, Kansas, 1859-1863, 1864-1867, 1868-1874
State senator, Kansas, 1863-1864
Mayor, Atchison, Kansas, 1867


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