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Hiram Knowles

Biography of Hiram Knowles

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Knowles
  • First Name: Hiram
  • Date of Birth: January , 18 , 1834
  • Place of Birth (POB): Penobscot , Maine (US-ME, ME, 23, Maine, Me.)
  • Date of Death: April , 6 , 1911
  • Place of Death (POD): near Idaho Falls , Idaho (US-ID, ID, 16, Idaho, Id., Ida.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Hiram Knowles Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Montana
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Benjamin Harrison ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/06/1890
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 25 Stat. 676
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/06/1890
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 02/21/1890
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 02/21/1890
  • Commission Date: 02/21/1890
  • Date of Termination: 04/15/1904
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Retirement

Hiram Knowles in the Law School

  • Name of School: Antioch College

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Harvard Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1860

Hiram Knowles Career Path


  • 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


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  • Article Name: Hiram Knowles
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  • Description: Biography of Hiram Knowles Biographic DetailsFamily Name (Surname): Knowles First Name: Hiram Date of Birth: January , 18 , [...]

This entry was last updated: February 1, 2015

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