History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Alvey, Richard Henry
Born March 6, 1826, in St. Mary`s County, MD
Died September 14, 1906, in Hagerstown, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Chief Justice, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by Grover Cleveland on April 14, 1893, to a new seat authorized by 27 Stat. 434. Confirmed by the Senate on April 15, 1893, and received commission on April 15, 1893. Service terminated on January 1, 1905, due to retirement.

Read law, 1849

Professional Career:
Private practice, Hagerstown, Maryland, 1850-1867, 1904-1906
Delegate, Maryland constitutional convention, 1867
Chief judge, Maryland Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial Circuit, 1867-1883
Chief judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1883-1893


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