George Shiras Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1/26/1832
Birthplace: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Date of Death: 
8/2/1924
Place of Death: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Dubuque, Iowa, 1855-1858
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1858-1892

Education

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

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Name of School - Third: 
Read law
Degree Year - Third: 
1855

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name: 

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
Benjamin Harrison
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
07/26/1892
Termination Date: 
2/23/1903
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Third Circuit, October 17, 1892-February 23, 1903

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