Oliver Perry Shiras

Personal

Birthday: 
10/22/1833
Birthplace: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Date of Death: 
1/7/1916
Place of Death: 
Sea Breeze, FL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Dubuque, Iowa, 1856-1882, 1903-1916
U.S. Army judge advocate and first lieutenant, 1862-1863
City councilman, Dubuque, Iowa

Education

Name of School: 
Ohio University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1853
Name of School - Second: 
Ohio University
Degree - Second: 
A.M.
Degree Year - Second: 
1856
Name of School - Third: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Third: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Third: 
1856

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa
Court Name: 

Iowa Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Chester A. Arthur
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
08/04/1882
Termination Date: 
11/1/1903
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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