Gustavus Adolphus Finkelnburg

Personal

Birthday: 
4/6/1837
Birthplace: 
near Cologne, Prussia
Date of Death: 
5/18/1908
Place of Death: 
Denver, CO
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri, 1860-
U.S. Army, Civil War
State representative, Missouri, 1864-1868
U.S. representative from Missouri, 1869-1873

Education

Name of School: 

University of Cincinnati College of Law

The University of Cincinnati College of Law has established a solid reputation as one of the premier small public law schools. It is a part of a comprehensive research institution in one of the most livable cities in the country. The College offers only the J.D. program to fewer than 400 students, creating an academic setting with a very favorable student/faculty ratio and an excellent environment for the study of law. Our graduates have achieved great success in the profession and in the community. We are indeed fortunate to count our graduates among the leaders of the bench and bar as well as in business and in government.

Degree Year: 
1859

Judicial Career

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

Missouri Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Theodore Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/12/1905
Termination Date: 
3/31/1907
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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