James Harris Baldwin

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James Harris Baldwin (August 1, 1876 – October 26, 1944) was a United States federal judge.

Born in St. Joseph, Missouri, Baldwin received a B.L. from the University of Virginia in 1900, and read law to enter the bar. He was in private practice in Butte, Montana from 1900 to 1934, serving as an assistant county attorney of Silver Bow County, Montana from 1907 to 1908, and as chief deputy county attorney from 1908 to 1909. He was a United States Attorney for the District of Montana from 1934 to 1935.

On May 20, 1935, Baldwin was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Montana vacated by George M. Bourquin. Baldwin was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 29, 1935, and received his commission on June 4, 1935, serving thereafter until his death.

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