William Mershon Lanning

Personal

Birthday: 
1/1/1849
Birthplace: 
Mercer County, NJ
Date of Death: 
2/16/1912
Place of Death: 
Trenton, NJ
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Trenton, New Jersey, 1880-
City solicitor, Trenton, New Jersey, 1884-1887
Judge, Trenton [New Jersey] City District Court, 1887-1891
U.S. representative from New Jersey, 1903-1904

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1880

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Court Name: 

New Jersey District Court

President Nominating: 
Theodore Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/13/1904
Termination Date: 
5/24/1909
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the Third Circuit
Commission Date - Second: 
5/18/1909
Termination Date - Second: 
12/31/1911
Termination Reason - Second: 
Abolition of Court
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Court Name - Third: 

Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Third: 
5/18/1909
Termination Date - Third: 
2/16/1912
Termination Reason - Third: 
Death
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