History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Benedict, Charles Linnaeus
Born March 2, 1824, in Newbury, VT
Died January 8, 1901, in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on March 6, 1865, to a new seat authorized by 13 Stat. 438. Confirmed by the Senate on March 9, 1865, and received commission on March 9, 1865. Service terminated on January 1, 1897, due to retirement.

University of Vermont, 1844
Read law, 1845

Professional Career:
Grammar school principal, -1845
Private practice, Brooklyn, New York, 1845-1865
State assemblyman, New York, 1863-


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