Charles Breckenridge Faris

Personal

Birthday: 
10/3/1864
Birthplace: 
near Charleston, MO
Date of Death: 
12/18/1938
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Caruthersville, Missouri, 1891-1892
City attorney, Caruthersville, Missouri, 1892-1893
Prosecutor, Pemiscot County, Missouri, 1893-1899
President, Bank of Caruthersville, Missouri, 1898-1910
State representative, 36th General Assembly, Missouri
Judge, Circuit Court of Missouri, Twenty-Eighth Judicial Circuit, 1910-1912
Judge, Supreme Court of Missouri, 1912-1919

Education

Name of School: 
University of Missouri
Degree: 
B.L.
Degree Year: 
1889
Name of School - Second: 
University of Missouri
Degree - Second: 
B.Pd.
Degree Year - Second: 
1889
Name of School - Third: 

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law

An education at Washington University School of Law provides the opportunity to combine outstanding teaching and a mastery of the fundamentals necessary for the practice of law.

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
Court Name: 

Missouri Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Woodrow Wilson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/13/1919
Termination Date: 
2/6/1935
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
1/31/1935
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
11/30/1935
Termination Date - Second: 
12/18/1938
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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