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United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island

Brown, Arthur Lewis

Arthur L Brown
Born November 28, 1854, in Providence, Rhode Island
Died June 10, 1928, in Providence, Rhode Island

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, United States District Court, District of Rhode Island
Received a recess appointment from Grover Cleveland on October 15, 1896, to a seat vacated by George M. Carpenter; nominated to the same position by Grover Cleveland on December 8, 1896. Confirmed by the Senate on December 15, 1896, and received commission on December 15, 1896. Service terminated on June 30, 1927, due to retirement.

Brown University, A.B., 1876
Boston University School of Law, LL.B., 1878

Professional Career:
Private practice, Providence, Rhode Island, 1878-1895

Nominated to United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, February 10, 1913; no Senate vote