Ezekiel B. Turner

Personal

Birthday: 
5/24/1825
Birthplace: 
Putney, VT
Date of Death: 
6/2/1888
Place of Death: 
Austin, TX
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Prosecutor, St. Joseph County, Michigan, 1850-
Justice of the peace, St. Joseph County, Michigan
Private practice, Austin, Texas, 1854-1861
Prosecutor, Brownsville, Texas, 1863-
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Texas, 1866-1867
Attorney general, State of Texas, 1867-1870
Judge, Texas District Court, 1871- ; Thirty-Second Judicial District, 1871-1876; Sixteenth Judicial District, 1876-

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, March 1, 1879; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, March 19, 1879; rejected by Senate, April 2, 1879

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1848

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Court Name: 

Texas Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Rutherford B. Hayes
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/20/1880
Termination Date: 
06/02/1888
Termination Reason: 
Death
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