Electionbuttonsnowords.png
Read this week's JP Election Brief:
Primary match-ups across the nation



Christian Cecil Kohlsaat

From Judgepedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Christian Cecil Kohlsaat
Placeholder image.png
Do you have a photo that could go here? Submit it for this profile by emailing us!
Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Theodore Roosevelt
Active:   3/18/1905 - 5/11/1918
Preceded by:   33 Stat. 992
Succeeded by:   George True Page
Past post:   Northern District of Illinois
Past term:   1899 - 1905
Past position:   Seat #1
Personal History
Born:   1884
Deceased:   1918
Undergraduate:   University of Chicago
Law School:   Illinois Law School, Read Law (1867)



Christian Cecil Kohlsaat (1844-1918) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.[1]

Early life and education

  • University of Chicago
  • Illinois Law School, LL.B.
  • Read law, 1867[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1867-1890
  • Engrossing clerk, Illinois State Legislature, 1871-1872
  • Member, Board of West Park Commissioners (no dates)
  • Probate judge, Cook County, Illinois, 1890-1899[1]

Judicial career

Seventh Circuit

Kohlsaat was nominated by President Theodore Roosevelt on March 18, 1905. He was confirmed by the Senate and received commission that same day. He served until his death on May 11, 1918.[1]

Northern District of Illinois

Kohlsaat was nominated by President William McKinley on February 23, 1899. He was confirmed by the Senate on February 28, 1899, and received commission that same day. He served on this court until March 24, 1905.[1] Kohlsaat was succeeded in this position by Solomon Hicks Bethea.

External links

References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Peter Stenger Grosscup
Northern District of Illinois
1899–1905
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
Solomon Hicks Bethea
Preceded by:
NA - new seat
Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit
1905–1911
Succeeded by:
NA - court abloished
Preceded by:
NA - new seat
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
1905–1918
Succeeded by:
George True Page