William Schofield

Personal

Birthday: 
2/14/1857
Birthplace: 
Dudley, MA
Date of Death: 
6/10/1912
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1885-1903
State representative, Massachusetts, 1899-1902
Instructor, Harvard University, 1886-1892
Associate judge, Massachusetts Superior Court, 1903-1911

Education

Name of School: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1883

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the First Circuit
President Nominating: 
William H. Taft
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/6/1911
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: 
6/6/1911
Termination Date - Second: 
6/10/1912
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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