History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Sabin, Chauncey Brewer
Born August 6, 1824, in Oneonta, NY
Died March 30, 1890, in Galveston, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
Nominated by Chester A. Arthur on March 25, 1884, to a seat vacated by Amos Morrill. Confirmed by the Senate on April 5, 1884, and received commission on April 5, 1884. Service terminated on March 30, 1890, due to death.

Read law, 1846

Professional Career:
Private practice, Albany, New York, 1846-1847
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1847-1861, 1865-1866
Private practice, New York City, 1863-1865
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1866-1867, 1868-1870
Judge, Texas District Court, Third Judicial District, 1867-1868
Judge, Texas District Court, Eighteenth Judicial District, 1871
City attorney, Galveston, Texas, 1872-1873
State representative, Texas, 1873
Postmaster, Galveston, Texas, 1874-1882
Private practice, Galveston, Texas, 1882-1884


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