West Hughes Humphreys

Personal

Birthday: 
8/26/1806
Birthplace: 
Montgomery County, TN
Date of Death: 
10/16/1882
Place of Death: 
Nashville, TN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Clarksville, Tennessee, 1828-1829
Private practice, Somerville, Tennessee, 1829-1839
State representative, Tennessee, 1835-1838
Attorney general, State of Tennessee, 1839-1851
Reporter, Tennessee Supreme Court, 1839-1851
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1851-1853, 1866-1882
Judge, Confederate District Court, District of Tennessee, 1861-1865

Education

Name of School: 
Transylvania University Law Department
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1828

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
Court Name: 

Tennessee Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Franklin Pierce
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
03/26/1853
Termination Date: 
06/26/1862
Termination Reason: 
Impeachment & Conviction
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Court Name - Second: 

Tennessee Middle District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
03/26/1853
Termination Date - Second: 
06/26/1862
Termination Reason - Second: 
Impeachment & Conviction
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
Court Name - Third: 

Tennessee Western District Court

Commission Date - Third: 
03/26/1853
Termination Date - Third: 
06/26/1862
Termination Reason - Third: 
Impeachment & Conviction
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