James Campbell Hopkins

Personal

Birthday: 
4/27/1819
Birthplace: 
Pawlet, VT
Date of Death: 
9/3/1877
Place of Death: 
Madison, WI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Granville, New York, 1845-1853
Postmaster, Granville, New York, 1850-1855
State senator, New York, 1853-1855
Private practice, Madison, Wisconsin, 1856-1870
Professor, University of Wisconsin Law School, 1876-1877

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, July 1, 1870; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1845

Judicial Career

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

Wisconsin Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Ulysses Grant
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
07/09/1870
Termination Date: 
09/03/1877
Termination Reason: 
Death
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