William Henry Hunt

Personal

Birthday: 
11/5/1857
Birthplace: 
New Orleans, LA
Date of Death: 
2/4/1949
Place of Death: 
Charlottesville, VA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Fort Benton, Montana Territory, 1880-1887
Collector of customs, Montana and Idaho Territories, 1881-1885
Delegate, Montana constitutional convention, 1884
Attorney general, Montana Territory, 1885-1887
State representative, Montana, 1889
Judge, Montana District Court, First Judicial District, 1889-1894
Justice, Montana Supreme Court, 1894-1900
Secretary, Puerto Rico, 1900-1901
Governor, Puerto Rico, 1901-1904
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1928-1942

Nominated to U.S. Court of Customs Appeals, January 5, 1910; nomination withdrawn by president, February 22, 1910

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1880

Judicial Career

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

Montana District Court

President Nominating: 
Theodore Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/19/1904
Termination Date: 
3/30/1910
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
Associate Judge, U. S. Court of Customs Appeals (later Customs and Patent Appeals)
Commission Date - Second: 
3/30/1910
Termination Date - Second: 
1/31/1911
Termination Reason - Second: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the Ninth Circuit
Commission Date - Third: 
2/8/1911
Termination Date - Third: 
12/31/1911
Termination Reason - Third: 
Abolition of Court
Court Name - Fourth: 
Commerce Court
Commission Date - Fourth: 
2/8/1911
Termination Date - Fourth: 
12/13/1913
Termination Reason - Fourth: 
Abolition of Court
Court Name - Fifth: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Court Name - Fifth: 

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Fifth: 
2/8/1911
Retirement from Active Service - Fifth: 
1/31/1928
Termination Date - Fifth: 
11/30/1928
Termination Reason - Fifth: 
Retirement
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