History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Haight, Fletcher Mathews
Born November 28, 1799, in Elmira, NY
Died February 23, 1866, in San Francisco, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on August 5, 1861, to a seat vacated by Isaac S. K. Ogier. Confirmed by the Senate on August 5, 1861, and received commission on August 5, 1861. Service terminated on February 23, 1866, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1820

Professional Career:
Private practice, Bath, New York, 1820-
Private practice, Rochester, New York,     -1834,     -1846
President, City Bank of Rochester [New York], 1834-1835
State assemblyman, New York, 1833
Mayor, Rochester, New York
Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri, 1846-1854
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1854-1861
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