Arnold Krekel

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Arnold Krekel
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Current Court Information:
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Service:
Appointed by:   Abraham Lincoln
Active:   3/9/1865 - 6/9/1888
Preceded by:   Robert William Wells
Succeeded by:   John Finis Philips
Personal History
Born:   1815
Deceased:   1888
Undergraduate:   St. Charles College
Law School:   Read Law (1844)

Arnold Krekel (1815-1888) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri.

He was nominated by President Abraham Lincoln on March 6, 1865. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 9, 1865, and received commission that same day. He retired on June 9, 1888. Krekel was succeeded in this position by John Finis Philips.

Early life and education

  • St. Charles College
  • Read law, 1844

Professional career

  • Surveyor, St. Charles County, Missouri
  • Justice of the peace, St. Charles County, Missouri, 1841-1843
  • Private practice, St. Charles County, Missouri, 1844-
  • County and city attorney, St. Charles City and St. Charles County, Missouri, 1846-1850
  • Editor, St. Charles Democrat [newspaper], St. Charles, Missouri, 1850-1864
  • Member, Missouri House of Representatives, 1852
  • Lecturer, University of Missouri School of Law, Columbia, Missouri, 1872-1875

Judicial career

Western District of Missouri

Krekel was nominated by President Abraham Lincoln on March 6, 1865. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 9, 1865, and received commission that same day.[1] He retired on June 9, 1888. Krekel was succeeded in this position by John Finis Philips.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Robert William Wells
Western District of Missouri
1865–1888
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
John Finis Philips