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Name Humphrey, J. Otis
City East St. Louis
State IL
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 December 30, 1850, in Morgan County, IL
Died June 14, 1918

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

Born December 30, 1850, in Morgan County, IL
Died June 14, 1918

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Nominated by William McKinley on March 7, 1901, to a seat vacated by William J. Allen. Confirmed by the Senate on March 8, 1901, and received commission on March 8, 1901. Service terminated on June 14, 1918, due to death.

Education:
Shurtleff College, Alton, Illinois
Read law, 1880

Professional Career:

Legal clerk, Illinois State Office of Railroad and Warehouse Commissioners, 1880-1883
Private practice, Springfield, Illinois, 1883-1897
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, 1897-1901


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