Ferdinand August Geiger

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Ferdinand August Geiger (October 15, 1867 – July 31, 1939) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Cassville, Wisconsin, Geiger was in private practice in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from 1888 to 1912.

On February 19, 1912, Geiger was nominated by President William H. Taft[1] to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin vacated by Joseph V. Quarles. Geiger was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 20, 1912, and received his commission the same day. Geiger served in that capacity until his retirement on May 22, 1939 due to poor health.[1] He was buried in Cassville, Wisconsin.[1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Ferdinand Geiger, Veteran Federal Judge, Dies at 71". The St. Louis Star and Times. August 1, 1939. p. 5. Retrieved September 6, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
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Preceded by
Joseph V. Quarles
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
1912–1939
Succeeded by
F. Ryan Duffy