Robert Morris Montgomery

Personal

Birthday: 
5/12/1849
Birthplace: 
Eaton Rapids, MI
Date of Death: 
6/27/1920
Place of Death: 
Eaton Rapids, MI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, Seventh Michigan Cavalry, 1864
Private practice, Pentwater, Michigan, 1871-1873
Assistant assessor of internal revenue, State of Michigan, 1873
Prosecutor, Oceana County, Michigan, 1873-1877
Private practice, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1877, 1888-1891
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Michigan, 1877-1881
Judge, Michigan Circuit Court, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, 1881-1888
Justice, Michigan Supreme Court, 1892-1910; chief justice, 1900-1901, 1910

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1870

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Chief Judge, U. S. Court of Customs Appeals (later Customs and Patent Appeals)
President Nominating: 
William H. Taft
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/30/1910
Termination Date: 
6/27/1920
Termination Reason: 
Death
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