Edward Henry Durell

Personal

Birthday: 
7/14/1810
Birthplace: 
Portsmouth, NH
Date of Death: 
3/29/1887
Place of Death: 
Schoharie, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Pittsburgh, Mississippi, and New Orleans, Louisiana, 1835-1854
Member, City Council, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1854
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana
President, Bureau of Finance, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1862-1863
Mayor, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1863
Private practice, Newburgh and Schoharie, New York, 1875-1887

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, January 5, 1864; Senate returned nomination to president, February 3, 1864

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard College
Degree Year: 
1831
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1834

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Court Name: 

Louisiana Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Abraham Lincoln
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
02/17/1864
Termination Date: 
07/27/1866
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, District of Louisiana
Commission Date - Second: 
07/27/1866
Termination Date - Second: 
12/04/1874
Termination Reason - Second: 
Resignation
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