Charles Nelson Pray

Personal

Birthday: 
4/6/1868
Birthplace: 
Potsdam, NY
Date of Death: 
9/12/1963
Place of Death: 
Great Falls, MT
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1893-1895
Private practice, Fort Benton, Montana, 1896-1906
Assistant prosecutor, Twelfth Judicial District (Chouteau County), Montana, 1897-1898
Prosecutor, Twelfth Judicial District (Chouteau County), Montana, 1899-1906
U.S. representative from Montana, 1907-1913
Republican candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Montana, 1912
Private practice, Great Falls, Montana, 1914-1924

Education

Name of School: 
Middlebury College
Name of School - Second: 

Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law

Chicago Kent is a national leader in legal education, recognized for the scholarly excellence of its faculty and distinguished by its curricular innovation. As part of Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent is one of the few law schools affiliated with a technological university.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1891

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Montana
Court Name: 

Montana District Court

President Nominating: 
Calvin Coolidge
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
2/8/1924
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/10/1957
Termination Date: 
9/12/1963
Termination Reason: 
Death
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