History of the Federal Judiciary


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Green, Edward T.
Born 1837 in Trenton, NJ
Died October 10, 1896, in Trenton, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Received a recess appointment from Benjamin Harrison on October 24, 1889, to a seat vacated by John T. Nixon; nominated to the same position by Benjamin Harrison on December 16, 1889. Confirmed by the Senate on January 27, 1890, and received commission on January 27, 1890. Service terminated on October 10, 1896, due to death.

Education:
College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), 1854
Read law, 1858
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1858

Professional Career:
Private practice, Trenton, New Jersey, 1858-1861, 1861-1889
U.S. Army sergeant, Civil War

 

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