William Henry Sawtelle

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William Henry Sawtelle
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Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Service:
Appointed by:   Herbert Hoover
Active:   1/29/1931 - 12/17/1934
Preceded by:   Frank Sigel Dietrich
Past post:   District of Arizona
Past term:   8/18/1913 - 2/6/1931
Personal History
Born:   1868
Deceased:   1934
Law School:   Read Law (1886)

William Henry Sawtelle (1868-1934) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.

Early life and education

Professional career

  • Private practice, Tuscumbia, Alabama, 1886-1903
  • Solicitor, 8th Judicial Circuit, 1892-1898
  • Solicitor, 11th Judicial Circuit, 1898-1903
  • Private practice, Tucson, Arizona, 1903-1913[1]

Judicial career

Ninth Circuit

Sawtelle was nominated by President Herbert Hoover on January 8, 1931 to fill the seat vacated by Frank Sigel Dietrich. He was confirmed by the Senate on January 22nd, and received commission on January 29th. He served until his death on December 17, 1934.[1]

District Arizona

Sawtelle was nominated by President Woodrow Wilson on August 6, 1913 to fill the seat vacated by Richard Elihu Sloan. He was confirmed by the Senate on August 18th, and received commission that same day. He served on this court until February 6, 1931, when he was appointed to the Ninth Circuit.[1] Sawtelle was succeeded in this position by Albert Morris Sames.

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Political offices
Preceded by:
Richard Elihu Sloan
District of Arizona
1913–1931
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
Albert Morris Sames
Preceded by:
Frank Sigel Dietrich
Ninth Circuit
1931–1934
Succeeded by:
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