Samuel M. Blatchford

Personal

Birthday: 
3/9/1820
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
7/7/1893
Place of Death: 
Newport, RI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private secretary, Gov. William Seward, New York, 1839-1842
Military secretary, Gov. William Seward, New York, 1842-1845
Private practice, New York City, 1843-1845, 1854-1862
Private practice, Auburn, New York, 1845-1854
Court reporter, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit/publisher, Blatchford`s Circuit Court Reports, 1852-1888
Trustee, Columbia College, 1867

Education

Name of School: 
Columbia College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1837
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1843

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Andrew Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
07/16/1867
Termination Date: 
03/04/1878
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit
Commission Date - Second: 
03/04/1878
Termination Date - Second: 
03/22/1882
Termination Reason - Second: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Third: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name - Third: 

Supreme Court of the United States

Commission Date - Third: 
03/22/1882
Termination Date - Third: 
07/07/1893
Termination Reason - Third: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Second Circuit, April 3, 1882-July 7, 1893

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