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About Alexis Caswell Angell
Alexis Caswell Angell (April 26, 1857 – December 24, 1932) was a United States federal judge.
Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Angell received an A.B. from the University of Michigan in 1878 and read law in 1879, also receiving an LL.B. from the University of Michigan in 1880. He was in private practice in Detroit, Michigan from 1880 to 1932, and was a professor of law at the University of Michigan from 1893 to 1898.
On February 25, 1911, Angell was nominated by President William H. Taft to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan vacated by Henry Harrison Swan. Angell was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 2, 1911, and received his commission the same day. He served for just over a year, resigning on June 1, 1912.