William LeBaron Putnam

Personal

Birthday: 
5/26/1835
Birthplace: 
Bath, ME
Date of Death: 
2/5/1918
Place of Death: 
Portland, ME
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Portland, Maine, 1858-1891
City councilman, Portland, Maine, 1860-1861
Alderman, Portland, Maine, 1862
Mayor, Portland, Maine, 1869-1870
Commissioner to negotiate American fishing rights in Canada, 1887-1888

Education

Name of School: 
Bowdoin College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1855
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1858

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the First Circuit
President Nominating: 
Benjamin Harrison
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
03/17/1892
Termination Date: 
12/31/1911
Termination Reason: 
Abolition of Court
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

First Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
03/17/1892
Termination Date - Second: 
9/17/1917
Termination Reason - Second: 
Retirement
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