History of the Federal Judiciary


  U.S. District Courts for the Districts of California

   Judges of the District of California
Hoffman, Ogden Jr.
Born October 16, 1822, in New York, NY
Died August 9, 1891, in San Francisco, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by Millard Fillmore on February 1, 1851, to a new seat authorized by 9 Stat. 521. Confirmed by the Senate on February 27, 1851, and received commission on February 27, 1851. Service terminated on July 27, 1866, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
Assigned on August 31, 1852, to a new seat authorized by 10 Stat. 76. Service terminated on January 18, 1854, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, District of California
Reassigned on July 27, 1866, to a new seat authorized by 14 Stat. 300. Service terminated on August 5, 1886, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Reassigned on August 5, 1886, to a new seat authorized by 24 Stat. 308. Service terminated on August 9, 1891, due to death.

Education:
Columbia College, A.B., 1840
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1842

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1842, 1844-1850
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1850-1851
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