Ward Hunt

Personal

Birthday: 
6/14/1810
Birthplace: 
Utica, NY
Date of Death: 
3/24/1886
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Utica, New York, 1832-1865
State assemblyman, New York, 1838
Mayor, Utica, New York, 1844
Judge, New York State Court of Appeals, 1865-1869; chief judge, 1868-1869
Commissioner of appeals, State of New York, 1869-1872

Education

Name of School: 
Union College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1828
Name of School - Second: 
Litchfield (Tapping Reeve) Law School
Name of School - Third: 
Read law
Degree Year - Third: 
1831

Judicial Career

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

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
Ulysses Grant
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/11/1872
Termination Date: 
01/27/1882
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Second Circuit, April 28, 1873-January 27, 1882

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