William Kneeland Townsend

Personal

Birthday: 
6/12/1849
Birthplace: 
New Haven, CT
Date of Death: 
6/2/1907
Place of Death: 
New Haven, CT
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New Haven, Connecticut, 1875-
Attorney, New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, -1881
Alderman, New Haven, Connecticut, 1880-1882
Professor, Yale Law School, 1881-1907
Corporation counsel, New Haven, Connecticut, 1889-1891

Education

Name of School: 
Yale College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1871
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1874
Name of School - Third: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Third: 
D.C.L.
Degree Year - Third: 
1880

Judicial Career

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

Connecticut District Court

President Nominating: 
Benjamin Harrison
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
03/28/1892
Termination Date: 
2/27/1902
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit
Commission Date - Second: 
1/21/1902
Termination Date - Second: 
6/2/1907
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Court Name - Third: 

Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Third: 
1/21/1902
Termination Date - Third: 
6/2/1907
Termination Reason - Third: 
Death
Advertisement