Martin Augustine Knapp

Personal

Birthday: 
11/6/1843
Birthplace: 
Spafford, NY
Date of Death: 
2/10/1923
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Syracuse, New York, 1870-
Corporation counsel, Syracuse, New York, 1877-1883
Member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1897-1910; chairman, 1898-1910

Education

Name of School: 
Wesleyan University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1868
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1869

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit
President Nominating: 
William H. Taft
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/20/1910
Termination Date: 
12/31/1911
Termination Reason: 
Abolition of Court
Court Name - Second: 
Commerce Court
Commission Date - Second: 
12/20/1910
Termination Date - Second: 
12/13/1913
Termination Reason - Second: 
Abolition of Court
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Court Name - Third: 

Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Third: 
12/20/1910
Termination Date - Third: 
1/1/1916
Termination Reason - Third: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Fourth: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Court Name - Fourth: 

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Fourth: 
1/1/1916
Termination Date - Fourth: 
2/10/1923
Termination Reason - Fourth: 
Death
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