History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Bradford, Edward Green
Born July 17, 1819, in Cecil County, MD
Died January 16, 1884, in Wilmington, DE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
Nominated by Ulysses Grant on December 11, 1871, to a seat vacated by Willard Hall. Confirmed by the Senate on December 12, 1871, and received commission on December 12, 1871. Service terminated on January 16, 1884, due to death.

Education:
Delaware College (now University of Delaware), 1839
Read law, 1842

Professional Career:
Deputy attorney general, State of Delaware, 1842-1850
City solicitor, Wilmington, Delaware
State representative, Delaware, 1849-1850
Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware
U.S. attorney for the District of Delaware, 1861-1866
Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 1866-1871

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