Henry Billings Brown

Personal

Birthday: 
3/2/1836
Birthplace: 
South Lee, MA
Date of Death: 
9/4/1913
Place of Death: 
Bronxville, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1860-1861, 1868-1875
Deputy U.S. marshal, Eastern District of Michigan, 1861-1863
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Michigan, 1863-1868
Judge, Wayne County [Michigan] Circuit Court, 1868
Lecturer in law, University of Michigan, 1860-1875
Professor of medical jurisprudence, Detroit Medical College, 1868-1871

Education

Name of School: 
Yale College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1856
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: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Name of School - Fourth: 
Read law
Degree Year - Fourth: 
1860

Judicial Career

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

Michigan Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ulysses Grant
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
03/19/1875
Termination Date: 
12/30/1890
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name - Second: 

Supreme Court of the United States

Commission Date - Second: 
12/29/1890
Termination Date - Second: 
5/28/1906
Termination Reason - Second: 
Retirement
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Sixth Circuit, January 19, 1891-April 1, 1894, August 19, 1895-February 2, 1896
Second Circuit, April 2, 1894-February 2, 1896
Seventh Circuit, February 3, 1896-March 8, 1903
Third Circuit, March 9, 1903-May 28, 1906

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