Charles Andrew Willard

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Charles Andrew Willard (May 21, 1857 – March 13, 1914) was a United States federal judge.

Born in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, Willard received an A.B. from Dartmouth College in 1877, and an LL.B. from Boston University in 1879. He was in private practice in St. Johnsbury, Vermont from 1879 to 1882, then in St. Paul, Minnesota until 1885, and then in Minneapolis until 1901. He was a lecturer at the University of Minnesota from 1887 to 1901. He was a U.S. Territorial Judge for the Philippine Islands from 1901 to 1909.

On 8 May 1909, Willard was nominated by President William H. Taft to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota vacated by Milton Dwight Purdy. Willard was confirmed by the United States Senate on 18 May 1909, and received his commission the same day. He served in that capacity until his death, in 1914, in Minneapolis.

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Preceded by
Milton D. Purdy
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
1909–1914
Succeeded by
Wilbur F. Booth