History of the Federal Judiciary


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Woodruff, Lewis Bartholomew
Born June 19, 1809, in Litchfield, CT
Died September 10, 1875, in Litchfield, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit
Nominated by Ulysses Grant on December 8, 1869, to a new seat authorized by 16 Stat. 44. Confirmed by the Senate on December 22, 1869, and received commission on December 22, 1869. Service terminated on September 10, 1875, due to death.

Education:
Yale College, B.A., 1830
Litchfield (Tapping Reeve) Law School, 1832

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1832-1849, 1861-1868
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of the City of New York, 1849-1855
Justice, New York City Superior Court, 1856-1861
Judge, New York State Court of Appeals, 1868-1869
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