Peter Stenger Grosscup

Personal

Birthday: 
2/15/1852
Birthplace: 
Ashland, OH
Date of Death: 
10/1/1921
Place of Death: 
On board a ship bound for Southampton
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Ashland, Ohio, 1873-1875, 1881-1883
City solicitor, Ashland, Ohio, 1875-1881
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1883-1892

Education

Name of School: 
Wittenberg College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1872
Name of School - Second: 

Boston University School of Law

Boston University School of Law (BU Law) is a nationally recognized law school located in the heart of Boston University's campus on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts.

Consistently ranked in the top 30 law schools, "U.S. News and World Report" currently ranks it 26th in the country. Three specialties are in the top 10, including Health Law (#5), Tax Law (#7), and Intellectual Property Law (#9). Princeton Review ranks it 2nd place nationally in "Best Professors" and 7th place for "Best Classroom Experience." For the class of 2017, the median student LSAT score was 163 and median GPA was 3.66.

Boston University School of Law offers a broad selection of legal classes and seminars (approximately 200) with a student to faculty ratio of 12:1.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1873

Judicial Career

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

Illinois Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Benjamin Harrison
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/20/1892
Termination Date: 
02/01/1899
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit
Commission Date - Second: 
01/23/1899
Termination Date - Second: 
10/23/1911
Termination Reason - Second: 
Resignation
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Court Name - Third: 

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Third: 
01/23/1899
Termination Date - Third: 
10/23/1911
Termination Reason - Third: 
Resignation
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