History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Grosscup, Peter Stenger
Born February 15, 1852, in Ashland, OH
Died October 1, 1921, On board a ship bound for Southampton

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Benjamin Harrison on December 12, 1892, to a seat vacated by Henry W. Blodgett. Confirmed by the Senate on December 20, 1892, and received commission on December 20, 1892. Service terminated on February 1, 1899, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by William McKinley on January 18, 1899, to a seat vacated by John William Showalter. Confirmed by the Senate on January 23, 1899, and received commission on January 23, 1899. Service terminated on October 23, 1911, due to resignation.

Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by William McKinley on January 18, 1899, to a seat vacated by John William Showalter. Confirmed by the Senate on January 23, 1899, and received commission on January 23, 1899. Service terminated on October 23, 1911, due to resignation.

Education:
Wittenberg College, A.B., 1872
Boston University School of Law, LL.B., 1873

Professional Career:
Private practice, Ashland, Ohio, 1873-1875, 1881-1883
City solicitor, Ashland, Ohio, 1875-1881
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1883-1892
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