Joseph McKenna

Personal

Birthday: 
8/10/1843
Birthplace: 
Philadelphia, PA
Date of Death: 
11/21/1926
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Fairfield, California, 1865-1866
District attorney, Solano County, California, 1866-1870
Private practice, Suisun, California, 1870-1875
State assemblyman, California, 1875-1876
U.S. representative from California, 1885-1892
Attorney General of the United States, 1897

Education

Name of School: 
St. Augustine`s College
Degree Year: 
1865
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1865

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the Ninth Circuit
President Nominating: 
Benjamin Harrison
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
03/17/1892
Termination Date: 
03/05/1897
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
03/17/1892
Termination Date - Second: 
03/05/1897
Termination Reason - Second: 
Resignation
Court Name - Third: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name - Third: 

Supreme Court of the United States

Commission Date - Third: 
01/21/1898
Termination Date - Third: 
1/5/1925
Termination Reason - Third: 
Retirement
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Ninth Circuit, February 21, 1898-January 5, 1925

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