History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Thomas, Edward Beers
Born August 4, 1848, in Cortland, NY
Died March 27, 1929, in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by William McKinley on February 7, 1898, to a seat vacated by Asa W. Tenney. Confirmed by the Senate on February 15, 1898, and received commission on February 15, 1898. Service terminated on December 31, 1906, due to resignation.

Education:
Yale College, A.B., 1870

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York
State senator, New York, 1881-1885
Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Second Judicial District, 1907-1918

 

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