John Marshall Harlan

Personal

Birthday: 
6/1/1833
Birthplace: 
Boyle County, KY
Date of Death: 
10/14/1911
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1853-1861
City attorney, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1854-1858
Judge, Franklin County [Kentucky] Court, 1858
Private practice, Louisville, Kentucky, 1861, 1867-1877
U.S. Army colonel, 10th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1863
Attorney general, State of Kentucky, 1863-1867
Member, commission to settle the dispute over Louisiana legislative elections, 1877

Education

Name of School: 
Centre College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1850
Name of School - Second: 
Transylvania University Law Department
Name of School - Third: 
Read law
Degree Year - Third: 
1853

Judicial Career

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

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
Rutherford B. Hayes
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
11/29/1877
Termination Date: 
10/14/1911
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Seventh Circuit, April 22, 1878-December 18, 1892, April 2, 1894-February 2, 1896
First Circuit, May 2, 1881-January 29, 1882
Fifth Circuit, May 27, 1887-January 22, 1888
Fourth Circuit, April 2, 1888-December 16, 1888
Sixth Circuit, May 13, 1889-March 9, 1890, February 3, 1896-October 14, 1911
Third Circuit, February 1, 1892-October 16, 1892

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