History of the Federal Judiciary


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Montgomery, Martin V.
Born October 20, 1840, in Eaton Rapids, MI
Died November 12, 1898, in Lansing, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
Received a recess appointment from Grover Cleveland on April 1, 1887, to a seat vacated by Arthur MacArthur; nominated to the same position by Grover Cleveland on December 20, 1887. Confirmed by the Senate on January 26, 1888, and received commission on January 26, 1888. Service terminated on October 2, 1892, due to resignation.

Education:
Read law, 1865

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1961-1862
Private practice, Eaton Rapids, Michigan, 1865-1871, 1873-1875
State representative, Michigan, 1871
Private practice, Jackson, Michigan, 1871-1873
Private practice, Lansing, Michigan, 1875-1885, 1892-1895
Commissioner, U.S. Patent Office, 1885-1887
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