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Name Smyth, Constantine Joseph
City Washington
State DC
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 4, 1859, in County Cavan, Ireland
Died April 14, 1924

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

Born December 4, 1859, in County Cavan, Ireland
Died April 14, 1924

Federal Judicial Service:
Chief Justice, Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia (now U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit)
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on June 29, 1917, to a seat vacated by Seth Shepard. Confirmed by the Senate on July 12, 1917, and received commission on July 12, 1917. Service terminated on April 14, 1924, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1885
Creighton University, A.M., 1907

Professional Career:

Private practice, Omaha, Nebraska, 1885-1913
State representative, Nebraska, 1887
Member, Omaha [Nebraska] School Board, 1889-1894
Chairman, Nebraska State Democratic Committee, 1894-1896
Attorney general, State of Nebraska, 1897-1900
Associate dean and professor, Creighton University College of Law, 1905-1910
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1913-1917


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