Melville Weston Fuller

Personal

Birthday: 
2/11/1833
Birthplace: 
Augusta, ME
Date of Death: 
7/4/1910
Place of Death: 
Sorrento, ME
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Augusta, Maine, 1855-1856
Editor, Augusta [Maine] Age, 1855-1856
President, Augusta [Maine] Common Council, 1856
City solicitor, Augusta, Maine, 1856
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1856-1888
Delegate, Illinois constitutional convention, 1862
State representative, Illinois, 1863-1865

Education

Name of School: 
Bowdoin College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1853
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Name of School - Third: 
Bowdoin College
Degree - Third: 
A.M.
Degree Year - Third: 
1856

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Supreme Court of the United States, Chief Justice
Court Name: 

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
Grover Cleveland
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
07/20/1888
Termination Date: 
7/4/1910
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Fourth Circuit, December 17, 1888-July 4, 1910
Seventh Circuit, December 19, 1892-April 1, 1894

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