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Longyear, John Wesley

Born October 22, 1820, in Shandaken, NY
Died March 10, 1875, in Detroit, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by Ulysses Grant on February 7, 1870, to a seat vacated by Ross Wilkins. Confirmed by the Senate on February 18, 1870, and received commission on February 18, 1870. Service terminated on March 10, 1875, due to death.

Read law, 1846

Professional Career:

Private practice, Mason, Michigan, 1846-1847
Private practice, Lansing, Michigan, 1847-1870
U.S. representative from Michigan, 1863-1867