History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Willson, Hiram V.
Born April 1808, in Madison County, NY
Died November 11, 1866, in Cleveland, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Nominated by Franklin Pierce on February 10, 1855, to a new seat authorized by 10 Stat. 604. Confirmed by the Senate on February 20, 1855, and received commission on February 20, 1855. Service terminated on November 11, 1866, due to death.

Education:
Read law
Hamilton College, 1832

Professional Career:
Private practice, Cleveland, Ohio, 1834-1855

 

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