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Nott, Charles Cooper

Born September 16, 1827, in Schenectady, NY
Died March 9, 1916, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Court of Claims
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on February 21, 1865, to a seat vacated by James Hughes. Confirmed by the Senate on February 22, 1865, and received commission on February 22, 1865. Service terminated on November 23, 1896, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Chief Justice, Court of Claims
Received a recess appointment from Grover Cleveland on November 23, 1896, to a seat vacated by William A. Richardson; nominated to the same position by Grover Cleveland on December 8, 1896. Confirmed by the Senate on December 15, 1896, and received commission on December 15, 1896. Service terminated on December 31, 1905, due to resignation.

Union College, A.B., 1848
Read law, Albany, New York, 1850

Professional Career:

Private practice, New York City, 1851-1861, 1864-1865
U.S. Army captain and colonel, 1861-1864
Reporter, Court of Claims, 1867-1914