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Frederic Palen Schoonmaker

Frederic Palen Schoonmaker

14th Commissioned Judge,
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania


Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

Nominated byWarren G. Harding on December 20, 1922, to a new seat created by 42 Stat. 837; Confirmed by the Senate on December 22, 1922; received commission on December 22, 1922; sworn in on January 2, 1923.

Service terminated on September 5, 1945, due to death.

Professional Career:
Private practice, Bradford, Pennsylvania, 1894-1913

Private practice, Bradford, Pennsylvania, 1919-1923

Cornell University, A.B., 1891
Read law, 1894

Born March 11, 1870, in Limestone, NY
Died September 5, 1945

Personal Interest:
Captain, Pennsylvania National Guard, 1912-1917, where he commanded the troops at the Mexican border in 1916.
U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, 1917-1919