History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Sanborn, Walter Henry
Born October 19, 1845, in Epsom, NH
Died May 10, 1928, in St. Paul, MN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Benjamin Harrison on February 10, 1892, to a new seat authorized by 26 Stat. 826. Confirmed by the Senate on March 17, 1892, and received commission on March 17, 1892. Service terminated on May 10, 1928, due to death.

Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Benjamin Harrison on February 10, 1892, to a new seat authorized by 26 Stat. 826. Confirmed by the Senate on March 17, 1892, and received commission on March 17, 1892. Service terminated on December 31, 1911, due to abolition of the court.

Education:
Dartmouth College, A.B., 1867
Dartmouth College, A.M., 1870
Read law, 1871

Professional Career:
High school teacher and principal, Milford, New Hampshire, 1867-1870
Private practice, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1871-1892
Alderman, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1878-80, 1885-1892
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