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Knapp, Martin Augustine

Born November 6, 1843, in Spafford, NY
Died February 10, 1923, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit
Nominated by William H. Taft on December 12, 1910, to a new seat authorized by 36 Stat. 539. Confirmed by the Senate on December 20, 1910, and received commission on December 20, 1910. Service terminated on December 31, 1911, due to abolition of the court.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by William H. Taft on December 12, 1910, to a new seat authorized by 36 Stat. 539. Confirmed by the Senate on December 20, 1910, and received commission on December 20, 1910. Service terminated on January 1, 1916, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Reassigned on January 1, 1916, to a new seat authorized by 36 Stat. 539. Service terminated on February 10, 1923, due to death.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Commerce Court
Nominated by William H. Taft on December 12, 1910, to a new seat authorized by 36 Stat. 539. Confirmed by the Senate on December 20, 1910, and received commission on December 20, 1910. Service terminated on December 13, 1913, due to abolition of the court.

Education:
Wesleyan University, B.A., 1868
Read law, 1869

Professional Career:

Private practice, Syracuse, New York, 1870-
Corporation counsel, Syracuse, New York, 1877-1883
Member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1897-1910; chairman, 1898-1910