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Archibald K. Gardner

Biography of Archibald K. Gardner

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Gardner
  • First Name: Archibald
  • Middle Name: K.
  • Date of Birth: December , 3 , 1867
  • Place of Birth (POB): Gwen Sound , Canada
  • Date of Death: January , 21 , 1962
  • Place of Death (POD): Huron , South Dakota (US-SD, 46, S. Dak., S.D., SoDak)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Archibald K. Gardner Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Herbert Hoover ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 04/18/1929
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 45 Stat. 1346
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 04/18/1929
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 05/22/1929
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 05/23/1929
  • Commission Date: 05/23/1929
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1948
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1959
  • Retirement from Active Service: 09/30/1960
  • Date of Termination: 01/21/1962
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Archibald K. Gardner in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Iowa
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1892

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Iowa College of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1893

Archibald K. Gardner Career Path


  • Private practice, Greenfield, Missouri, 1893-1895
  • Private practice, Rapid City, South Dakota, 1895-1897, 1899-1907
  • City attorney, Rapid City, South Dakota, 1897-1904
  • General attorney, Chicago and Northwestern Railway, South Dakota, 1907-1929
  • Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, March 1, 1929; no Senate vote


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