Stanley Matthews

Personal

Birthday: 
7/21/1824
Birthplace: 
Cincinnati, OH
Date of Death: 
3/22/1889
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Columbia, Tennessee, 1842-1844
Editor, Tennessee Democrat, 1842-1844
Private practice, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1844-1851, 1853-1858, 1865-1877
Clerk, Ohio General Assembly, 1848-1851
Judge, Hamilton County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1851-1853
State senator, Ohio, 1855-1857
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1858-1861
Twenty-Third Ohio Infantry lieutenant colonel, 1861-1862
Fifty-First Ohio Volunteers colonel, 1862-1863
Judge, Superior Court of Cincinnati [Ohio], 1863-1865
Counsel for Rutherford B. Hayes before congressional electoral commission, 1876
U.S. senator from Ohio, 1877-1881

Nominated to Supreme Court of the United States, January 26, 1881; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Kenyon College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1840
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1842

Judicial Career

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

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
James A. Garfield
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
05/12/1881
Termination Date: 
03/22/1889
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Sixth Circuit, May 17, 1881-March 22, 1889

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