Finis James Garrett

Personal

Birthday: 
8/26/1875
Birthplace: 
near Ore Springs, TN
Date of Death: 
5/25/1956
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Dresden, Tennessee, 1900-1905
Master, Tennessee Chancery Court, Weakley County, 1900-1905
U.S. representative from Tennessee, 1905-1929

Received recess appointment to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, November 22, 1920; declined appointment
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, December 10, 1920; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Bethel College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1897
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1899

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Associate Judge, U. S. Court of Customs Appeals (later Customs and Patent Appeals)
President Nominating: 
Calvin Coolidge
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
2/18/1929
Termination Date: 
12/1/1937
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
Chief Judge, U. S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals
Commission Date - Second: 
12/1/1937
Termination Date - Second: 
9/15/1955
Termination Reason - Second: 
Retirement
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