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Gray, Horace
Born March 24, 1828, in Boston, MA
Died September 15, 1902, in Nahant, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by Chester A. Arthur on December 19, 1881, to a seat vacated by Nathan Clifford. Confirmed by the Senate on December 20, 1881, and received commission on December 20, 1881. Service terminated on September 15, 1902, due to death.

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
First Circuit, January 30, 1882-September 15, 1902
Second Circuit, July 15, 1893-April 1, 1894

Education:
Harvard College, B.A., 1845
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1849
Read law, 1851

Professional Career:
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1851-1864
Reporter, Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, 1854-1861
Justice, Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, 1864-1881; chief justice, 1873-1881
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