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William Alexander CANT

William Alexander CANT, American TJ. S. District Judge. Member of Association American, State and Local Bar.

Background

  • CANT, William Alexander was born on December 23, 1863 in Westfield, Wisconsin. Son of John and Jessie (Cameron) Cant.

  • Education

    • State Normal School; Law Department, University of Michigan

    Career

    • Elected to House of Representative, Minnesota State Legislature, 1894. Elected City Attorney, Duluth, Minnesota, 1895. Elected Judge, District Court of State of Minnesota, 1896- 1923.

      Appointed United States District Judge, by President Harding (recess apptnt.), 1923, and by President Coolidge, since 1923.

    Membership

    • Member of Association American, State and Local Bar.

    Connections

    • Spouse Carrie E. Graham, September 7, 1886, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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