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Wheeler, Hoyt Henry
Born August 30, 1833, in Chesterfield, NH
Died November 19, 1906, in Brattleboro, VT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Vermont
Nominated by Rutherford B. Hayes on March 15, 1877, to a seat vacated by David Allen Smalley. Confirmed by the Senate on March 16, 1877, and received commission on March 16, 1877. Service terminated on September 30, 1906, due to retirement.

Education:
Read law, 1859

Professional Career:
Private practice, Jamaica, Vermont, 1859-1867
State representative, Vermont, 1867
State senator, Vermont, 1868-1869
Judge, Vermont Supreme Court, 1869-1877
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