Edward Terry Sanford

Personal

Birthday: 
7/23/1865
Birthplace: 
Knoxville, TN
Date of Death: 
3/8/1930
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1890-1907
Lecturer, University of Tennessee School of Law, 1898-1907
U.S. Department of Justice, 1905-1908; special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1905-1907; assistant attorney general, 1907-1908

Education

Name of School: 
University of Tennessee
Degree: 
B.A., Ph.B.
Degree Year: 
1883
Name of School - Second: 
Harvard University
Degree - Second: 
B.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1885
Name of School - Third: 
Harvard University
Degree - Third: 
M.A.
Degree Year - Third: 
1889
Name of School - Fourth: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Fourth: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Fourth: 
1889

Judicial Career

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

Tennessee Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Theodore Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/18/1908
Termination Date: 
2/5/1923
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Court Name - Second: 

Tennessee Middle District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
5/18/1908
Termination Date - Second: 
2/5/1923
Termination Reason - Second: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Third: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name - Third: 

Supreme Court of the United States

Commission Date - Third: 
1/29/1923
Termination Date - Third: 
3/8/1930
Termination Reason - Third: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Fifth Circuit, February 19, 1923-March 8, 1930

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