History of the Federal Judiciary

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Chatfield, Thomas
Born October 4, 1871, in Oswego, NY
Died December 24, 1922

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on December 13, 1906, to a seat vacated by Edward B. Thomas. Confirmed by the Senate on January 9, 1907, and received commission on January 9, 1907. Service terminated on December 24, 1922, due to death.

Yale College, A.B., 1893
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1896

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1896-1906
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of New York, 1902-1906

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, December 10, 1906; nomination withdrawn by president, December 17, 1906


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