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Shipman, William Davis

Born December 29, 1818, in Chester, CT
Died September 24, 1898, in Astoria, Long Island, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
Nominated by James Buchanan on February 28, 1860, to a seat vacated by Charles A. Ingersoll. Confirmed by the Senate on March 12, 1860, and received commission on March 12, 1860. Service terminated on April 16, 1873, due to resignation.

Read law, 1849

Professional Career:

Private practice, East Haddam, Connecticut, 1850-1854
Judge, Hartford [Connecticut] Probate Court, 1852-1853
State representative, Connecticut, 1853
U.S. attorney for the District of Connecticut, 1853-1860
Private practice, Hartford, Connecticut
Private practice, New York City, 1873-