Milton Dwight Purdy

Personal

Birthday: 
11/3/1866
Birthplace: 
Mogadore, OH
Date of Death: 
2/11/1937
Place of Death: 
Honohulu, HI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant city attorney, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1893-1897
Assistant county attorney, Hennepin County, Minnesota, 1897-1898
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Minnesota, 1898-1901
U.S. attorney for the District of Minnesota, 1901-1902
U.S. Department of Justice, 1903-1908, 1922-1924; assistant attorney general, 1903-1905; assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1905-1908; special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1922-1924
Judge, U.S. Court for China, 1924

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, April 23, 1908; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, December 8, 1908; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Minnesota
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1891
Name of School - Second: 

University of Minnesota Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1892

Judicial Career

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

Minnesota District Court

President Nominating: 
Theodore Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Termination Date: 
3/3/1909
Termination Reason: 
Recess Appointment-Not Confirmed
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, District of Minnesota
Court Name - Second: 

Minnesota District Court

Termination Date - Second: 
5/1/1909
Termination Reason - Second: 
Resignation
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