Edward Coke Billings

Personal

Birthday: 
12/3/1829
Birthplace: 
Hatfield, MA
Date of Death: 
12/1/1893
Place of Death: 
New Haven, CT
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1855-1865
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1865-1876

Nominated to U.S. Circuit Courts for the Fifth Circuit, January 24, 1881; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Yale College
Degree Year: 
1853
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1855

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Louisiana
President Nominating: 
Ulysses Grant
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
02/10/1876
Termination Date: 
03/03/1881
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Court Name - Second: 

Louisiana Eastern District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
03/03/1881
Termination Date - Second: 
12/01/1893
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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