History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Lacombe, Emile Henry
Born January 29, 1846, in New York, NY
Died November 28, 1924, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit
Received a recess appointment from Grover Cleveland on May 26, 1887, to a new seat authorized by 24 Stat. 492; nominated to the same position by Grover Cleveland on February 27, 1888. Confirmed by the Senate on February 28, 1888, and received commission on February 28, 1888. Service terminated on December 31, 1911, due to abolition of the court.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Assigned on June 16, 1891, to a new seat authorized by 26 Stat. 826. Service terminated on February 15, 1916, due to retirement.

Education:
Columbia College, A.B., 1863
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1865

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1862-1863
Private practice, New York City, 1865-1875, 1916-1924
Assistant corporation counsel, New York City, 1875-1884
Corporation counsel, New York City, 1884-1887
Referee in chancery, New York City, 1919

Nominated to U.S. Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit, December 20, 1887; nomination withdrawn by president, February 27, 1888
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