Hiram Knowles

Personal

Birthday: 
1/18/1834
Birthplace: 
Penobscot, ME
Date of Death: 
4/6/1911
Place of Death: 
near Idaho Falls, ID
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Keokuk, Iowa, 1860-1862
Private practice, Dayton, Missouri, 1862
Private practice, Humbolt County, Nevada, 1862-1863
District attorney, Humbolt County, Nevada, 1863-1864
Judge, Humbolt County [Nevada] Probate Court, 1864-1865
Private practice, Deer Lodge, Montana, 1866-1868
Associate justice, Supreme Court of Montana Territory, 1868-1879
Private practice, Butte, Montana, 1879-1890
Private practice, Missoula, Montana, 1904-1911

Education

Name of School: 
Antioch College
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1860

Judicial Career

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

Montana District Court

President Nominating: 
Benjamin Harrison
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
02/21/1890
Termination Date: 
4/15/1904
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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