History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Bingham, Edward Franklin
Born August 13, 1828, in West Concord, VT
Died September 5, 1907, in Union, WV

Federal Judicial Service:
Chief 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 22, 1887, to a seat vacated by D.K. Cartter; nominated to the same position by Grover Cleveland on December 20, 1887. Confirmed by the Senate on January 23, 1888, and received commission on January 23, 1888. Service terminated on April 30, 1903, due to retirement.

Read law, 1850

Professional Career:
Prosecutor, Vinton County, Ohio, 1850-1855
Private practice, McArthur, Ohio, 1850-1861
State representative, Ohio, 1856-1857
Private practice, Columbus, Ohio, 1861-1867, 1871-1873, 1903-1907
City solicitor, Columbus, Ohio, 1867-1871
Judge, Ohio Court of Common Pleas, Fifth Judicial District, 1873-1888


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