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Name McCamant, Wallace
City Portland
State OR
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 22, 1867, in Hollidaysburg, PA
Died December 17, 1944

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

Born September 22, 1867, in Hollidaysburg, PA
Died December 17, 1944

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Received a recess appointment from Calvin Coolidge on May 25, 1925, to a seat vacated by Erskine M. Ross; nominated to the same position by Calvin Coolidge on December 8, 1925. Service terminated on May 2, 1926, after nomination was not confirmed by the Senate.

Education:
Lafayette College, Ph.B., 1888
Read law, 1890

Professional Career:

Private practice, Portland, Oregon, 1890-
Master in chancery, U.S. District Court, District of Oregon, 1904-1917
Associate justice, Supreme Court of Oregon, 1917-1918
Private practice, Portland, Oregon

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, December 8, 1925; rejected by Senate, March 17, 1926; resigned, May 2, 1926


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