Rufus Wheeler Peckham

Personal

Birthday: 
11/8/1838
Birthplace: 
Albany, NY
Date of Death: 
10/24/1909
Place of Death: 
Altamont, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Albany, New York, 1859-1883
District attorney, Albany County, New York, 1869-1872
Corporation counsel, Albany, New York, 1881-1883
Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, 1883-1886
Judge, New York State Court of Appeals, 1886-1895

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1859

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name: 

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
Grover Cleveland
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/09/1895
Termination Date: 
10/24/1909
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Second Circuit, February 3, 1896-October 24, 1909
First Circuit, October 20, 1902-December 7, 1902

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