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Nelson, Thomas Leverett

Born March 4, 1827, in Haverhill, NH
Died November 21, 1897, in Worcester, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Nominated by Rutherford B. Hayes on January 7, 1879, to a seat vacated by John Lowell. Confirmed by the Senate on January 10, 1879, and received commission on January 10, 1879. Service terminated on November 21, 1897, due to death.

Dartmouth College
University of Vermont, 1846
Read law, 1855

Professional Career:

Private practice, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1855-1879
State representative, Massachusetts, 1869
City solicitor, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1870-1873
Railroad commissioner, Commonwealth of Massachusetts