History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Holland, James Buchanan
Born November 14, 1857, in Gwynedd Township, PA
Died April 24, 1914, in Conshohocken, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on April 14, 1904, to a new seat authorized by 33 Stat. 155. Confirmed by the Senate on April 19, 1904, and received commission on April 19, 1904. Service terminated on April 24, 1914, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1887

Professional Career:
Clerk of county commissioners, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1882-1887
Private practice, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1887-1904
Solicitor, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1887-1893
District attorney, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1893-1896
U.S. Navy, 1898-1900
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1900-1904

 

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