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John Alden Riner

Biography of John Alden Riner

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Riner
  • First Name: John
  • Middle Name: Alden
  • Date of Birth: October , 12 , 1850
  • Place of Birth (POB): Preble County , Ohio (US-OH, OH, 39, Ohio, Ohio O., Oh.)
  • Date of Death: March , 4 , 1923
  • Place of Death (POD): Cheyenne , Wyoming (US-WY, WY, 56, Wyo., Wy)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

John Alden Riner Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Wyoming
  • 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): 09/20/1890
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 26 Stat. 222
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 09/22/1890
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 09/22/1890
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 09/22/1890
  • Commission Date: 09/22/1890
  • Retirement from Active Service: 10/31/1921
  • Date of Termination: 03/04/1923
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

John Alden Riner in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Michigan Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1879

John Alden Riner Career Path


  • Private practice, Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory, 1879-1884, 1886-1890
  • City attorney, Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory, 1881-1884
  • U.S. attorney for the District of Wyoming Territory, 1884-1886
  • Member, Territorial Council, Wyoming Territory, 1886


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