Humphrey Howe Leavitt

Personal

Birthday: 
6/18/1796
Birthplace: 
Suffield, CT
Date of Death: 
3/15/1873
Place of Death: 
Springfield, OH
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, War of 1812
Private practice, Cadiz, Ohio, 1816-1820
Justice of the peace, Harrison County, Ohio, 1818-1820
Prosecutor, Monroe County, Ohio, 1818-1820
Private practice, Steubenville, Ohio, 1820-1823
Prosecutor, Jefferson County, Ohio, 1823-1829
State representative, Ohio, 1825-1826
State senator, Ohio, 1827-1828
Clerk, Jefferson County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas and Supreme Court, 1829-1832
U.S. representative from Ohio, 1830-1834

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1816

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Ohio
President Nominating: 
Andrew Jackson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
06/30/1834
Termination Date: 
02/10/1855
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
Court Name - Second: 

Ohio Southern District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
02/10/1855
Termination Date - Second: 
04/01/1871
Termination Reason - Second: 
Retirement
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