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TJ S District Judge

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.