Richard Busteed

Personal

Birthday: 
2/16/1822
Birthplace: 
County Cavan, Ireland
Date of Death: 
9/14/1898
Place of Death: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1846-1856, 1874-
Corporate counsel for New York City, 1856-1859
U.S. Army captain, 1861
U.S. Army brigadier general, 1862-1863

Nominated to Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, January 13, 1873; Senate returned nomination to president, February 13, 1873

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1846

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
Court Name: 

Alabama Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
Abraham Lincoln
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
01/20/1864
Termination Date: 
10/20/1874
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Court Name - Second: 

Alabama Northern District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
01/20/1864
Termination Date - Second: 
10/20/1874
Termination Reason - Second: 
Resignation
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
Court Name - Third: 

Alabama Southern District Court

Commission Date - Third: 
01/20/1864
Termination Date - Third: 
10/20/1874
Termination Reason - Third: 
Resignation
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