Charles Fremont Amidon was a United States federal judge.
Amidon, Charles Fremont was born on August 17, 1856 in Clymer, New York, United States. Son of John Smith and Charlotte A. (Curtis) Amidon.
Bachelor of Arts, Hamilton College, 1882.
Born in Clymer, New York, Amidon received an A.B. from Hamilton College in 1882 and read law to enter the bar in 1886. He was a Code commissioner, Commission to Revise Codes of North Dakota from 1893 to 1895. On August 31, 1896, Amidon received a recess appointment from President Grover Cleveland to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota vacated by Alfred Delavan Thomas.
Formally nominated on December 8, 1896, Amidon was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 18, 1897, and received his commission the same day. He assumed senior status on June 2, 1928, serving in that capacity until his death, in Tucson, Arizona. He was Cleveland's longest-serving judicial appointment.