History of the Federal Judiciary


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Morris, Thomas John
Born September 24, 1837, in Baltimore, MD
Died June 6, 1912, in Baltimore, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
Nominated by Rutherford B. Hayes on July 1, 1879, to a seat vacated by William F. Giles. Confirmed by the Senate on July 1, 1879, and received commission on July 1, 1879. Service terminated on June 6, 1912, due to death.

Education:
Harvard College, A.B., 1856
Read law, 1861

Professional Career:
City commissioner, Baltimore, Maryland, 1856-1878
Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1861-1879

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