Arthur J. Tuttle
|Arthur J. Tuttle|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan|
August 6, 1912 – December 2, 1944
|Appointed by||William Howard Taft|
|Preceded by||Alexis Caswell Angell|
|Succeeded by||Arthur A. Koscinski|
|Ingham County Prosecuting Attorney|
|United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan|
|Preceded by||Frank H. Watson|
|Succeeded by||Clyde J. Webster|
|Member of the Michigan Senate
from the 14th district
|Preceded by||Albert B. Cook|
|Succeeded by||William A. Rosenkrans|
|Born||November 8, 1868
Leslie Township, Michigan
|Died||December 2, 1944(aged 76)|
|Resting place||Leslie, Michigan|
|Alma mater||University of Michigan|
Arthur J. Tuttle (November 8, 1868 – December 2, 1944) was a United States federal judge.
Born in Leslie, Michigan, Tuttle received a Ph.B. from the University of Michigan in 1892 and an LL.B. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1895. He was in private practice in Leslie, Michigan and Lansing, Michigan from 1895 to 1899. He was a Prosecuting attorney of Ingham County, Michigan from 1899 to 1902 and a member of the Michigan State Senate from 1907 to 1910. He was a United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan from 1911 to 1912.
On August 2, 1912, Tuttle was nominated by President William Howard Taft to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan vacated by Alexis Caswell Angell. Tuttle was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 6, 1912, and received his commission the same day. Tuttle served in that capacity until his death, in 1944.
Judge Tuttle oversaw the bankruptcy of the Lincoln Motor Company and set the date of the bankruptcy date as well as the minimum price of $8 million. Ford Motor Company submitted the only bid and acquired the company.
- Arthur J. Tuttle at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Alexis Caswell Angell
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Arthur A. Koscinski