Elmer Bragg Adams

Personal

Birthday: 
10/27/1842
Birthplace: 
Pomfret, VT
Date of Death: 
10/24/1916
Place of Death: 
St. Louis, MO
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Teacher, American Union Commission, Georgia, 1865-1866
Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri, 1866-1879, 1884-1895
Judge, Circuit Court of Missouri, St. Louis Circuit, 1879-1884

Education

Name of School: 
Yale College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1865
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree Year - Second: 
1868

Judicial Career

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

Missouri Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Grover Cleveland
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/09/1895
Termination Date: 
5/29/1905
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the Eighth Circuit
Commission Date - Second: 
12/12/1905
Termination Date - Second: 
12/31/1911
Termination Reason - Second: 
Abolition of Court
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Court Name - Third: 

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Third: 
12/12/1905
Termination Date - Third: 
10/24/1916
Termination Reason - Third: 
Death
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