Stephen Johnson Field

Personal

Birthday: 
11/4/1816
Birthplace: 
Haddam, CT
Date of Death: 
4/9/1899
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1841-1848
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1850
Private practice, Marysville, California, 1850-1857
Alcalde, Marysville, California, 1850
State assemblyman, California, 1850-1851
Justice, Supreme Court of California, 1857-1863; chief justice, 1859-1863

Nominated to U.S. Circuit Court for the Districts of California, February 25, 1863; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Williams College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1837
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1841

Judicial Career

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

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
Abraham Lincoln
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
03/10/1863
Termination Date: 
12/01/1897
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Tenth Circuit, June 22, 1863-July 23, 1866
Ninth Circuit, April 8, 1867-December 1, 1897
Second Circuit, January 30, 1882-April 2, 1882

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