History of the Federal Judiciary

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Treat, Samuel Hubbel Jr.
Born June 21, 1811, in Plainfield, NY
Died March 27, 1887, in Springfield, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
Nominated by Franklin Pierce on March 3, 1855, to a new seat authorized by 10 Stat. 606. Confirmed by the Senate on March 3, 1855, and received commission on March 3, 1855. Service terminated on March 27, 1887, due to death.

Read law, 1834

Professional Career:
Private practice, Springfield, Illinois, 1834-1839
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, 1839-1841
Justice, Illinois Supreme Court, 1841-1855; chief justice, 1848-1855
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