History of the Federal Judiciary


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Treat, Samuel
Born December 17, 1815, in Portsmouth, NH
Died August 31, 1902, in Rochester, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
Nominated by Franklin Pierce on March 3, 1857, to a new seat authorized by 11 Stat. 197. Confirmed by the Senate on March 3, 1857, and received commission on March 3, 1857. Service terminated on March 5, 1887, due to retirement.

Education:
Harvard University, B.A., 1837
Harvard University, M.A., 1840
Read law, 1841

Professional Career:
Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri, 1841-1849
Editor, St. Louis [Missouri] Union, 1841-1849
Judge, St. Louis [Missouri] Court of Common Pleas, 1849-1857
Professor of admiralty law, Washington University Law School, 1867-1887
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