William Davis Shipman

Personal

Birthday: 
12/29/1818
Birthplace: 
Chester, CT
Date of Death: 
9/24/1898
Place of Death: 
Astoria, Long Island, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, East Haddam, Connecticut, 1850-1854
Judge, Hartford [Connecticut] Probate Court, 1852-1853
State representative, Connecticut, 1853
U.S. attorney for the District of Connecticut, 1853-1860
Private practice, Hartford, Connecticut
Private practice, New York City, 1873-

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1849

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Court Name: 

Connecticut District Court

President Nominating: 
James Buchanan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
03/12/1860
Termination Date: 
04/16/1873
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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