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Oliver Perry Shiras (October 22, 1833 – January 7, 1916) was a United States federal judge.

Shiras was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received an A.B. from Ohio University in 1853. He received a A.M. from Ohio University in 1856. He received an LL.B. from Yale Law School in 1856. He was in private practice in Dubuque, Iowa from 1856 to 1882. He was in the United States Army First Lieutenant, JAG Corps from 1862 to 1863. Dubuque city councilman. He was in private practice in Dubuque, Iowa from 1903 to 1916.

Shiras was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa. Shiras was nominated by President Chester A. Arthur on August 3, 1882, to a new seat created by 22 Stat. 172. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 4, 1882, and received his commission the same day. Shiras's service was terminated on November 1, 1903, due to retirement.

He died in Sea Breeze, Florida.

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