Seth Shepard

Personal

Birthday: 
4/23/1847
Birthplace: 
Brenham, TX
Date of Death: 
12/3/1917
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Confederate Army private, 1864-1865
Private practice, Brenham, Texas, 1868-
State senator, Texas, 1874-1875
Private practice, Galveston, Texas, -1886
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1886-1893
Lecturer in law, Georgetown University, 1895-1910

Education

Name of School: 

Washington and Lee University School of Law

Washington and Lee University's School of Law was one of just 12 of the nation's top 30 law schools to post black enrollment gains over the past decade, and one of four with gains exceeding 15 percent, with an increase of 33% from 1997 to 2006.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1868

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Court Name: 

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Grover Cleveland
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
04/15/1893
Termination Date: 
1/19/1905
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Chief Justice
Court Name - Second: 

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
1/5/1905
Termination Date - Second: 
9/30/1917
Termination Reason - Second: 
Retirement
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