History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Jenkins, James Graham
Born July 18, 1834, in Saratoga Springs, NY
Died August 6, 1921, in Milwaukee, WI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
Nominated by Grover Cleveland on June 19, 1888, to a seat vacated by Charles E. Dyer. Confirmed by the Senate on July 2, 1888, and received commission on July 2, 1888. Service terminated on March 23, 1893, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Grover Cleveland on March 20, 1893, to a seat vacated by Walter Quintin Gresham. Confirmed by the Senate on March 23, 1893, and received commission on March 23, 1893. Service terminated on February 23, 1905, due to retirement.

Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Grover Cleveland on March 20, 1893, to a seat vacated by Walter Quintin Gresham. Confirmed by the Senate on March 23, 1893, and received commission on March 23, 1893. Service terminated on February 23, 1905, due to retirement.

Education:
Read law, 1855

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1855-1857
Private practice, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1857-1888, 1905-1908
City attorney, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1863-1867
Dean, Marquette University Law School, 1908-1913
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