History of the Federal Judiciary


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Ewart, Hamilton Glover
Born October 23, 1849, in Columbia, SC
Died April 28, 1918, in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
Received a recess appointment from William McKinley on July 13, 1898, to a seat vacated by Robert P. Dick; nominated to the same position by William McKinley on December 13, 1898. Service terminated on March 3, 1899, after nomination was not confirmed by the Senate.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
Received a recess appointment from William McKinley on April 13, 1899, to a seat vacated by Hamilton Glover Ewart; nominated to the same position by William McKinley on December 19, 1899. Service terminated on June 7, 1900, after nomination was not confirmed by the Senate.

Education:
University of South Carolina School of Law, LL.B., 1876

Professional Career:
Referee in bankruptcy, Western District of North Carolina, 1872-
Mayor, Hendersonville, North Carolina, 1878-1879
State representative, North Carolina, 1887-1889, 1895-1897, 1911-1913
U.S. representative from North Carolina, 1889-1891
Judge, Henderson County [North Carolina] Criminal Court, 1895-1896
Judge, North Carolina Superior Court, Twelfth Judicial District, 1897-1898
Private practice, Hendersonville, North Carolina
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1916-1918

 

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