Howell Edmunds Jackson

Personal

Birthday: 
4/8/1832
Birthplace: 
Paris, TN
Date of Death: 
8/8/1895
Place of Death: 
West Meade, TN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Jackson, Tennessee, 1856-1858, 1874-1880
Private practice, Memphis, Tennessee, 1855-1861, 1865-1874
Receiver of alien property, West Tennessee, Confederate States of America, 1861-1864
Special judge, Court of Arbitration for Western Tennessee, 1875-1877
State representative, Tennessee, 1880-1881
U.S. senator from Tennessee, 1881-1886

Education

Name of School: 
West Tennessee College (now Union University, Jackson, Tennessee)
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1849
Name of School - Second: 
University of Virginia
Name of School - Third: 

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University

The mission of the Cumberland School of Law is to educate a diverse community of students with knowledge and practical skills, equipping them to become highly competent, ethical lawyers committed to professionalism and public service.

Degree - Third: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Third: 
1856

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the Sixth Circuit
President Nominating: 
Grover Cleveland
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
04/12/1886
Termination Date: 
03/04/1893
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
06/16/1891
Termination Date - Second: 
03/04/1893
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: 
02/18/1893
Termination Date - Third: 
08/08/1895
Termination Reason - Third: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Fifth Circuit, March 13, 1893-April 1, 1894
Sixth Circuit, April 2, 1894-August 8, 1895

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