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Addison Brown

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Addison Brown
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Service:
Appointed by:   James Garfield
Active:   10/14/1881-8/30/1901
Preceded by:   William Gardner Choate
Succeeded by:   George Bethune Adams
Personal History
Born:   1830
Undergraduate:   Harvard University (1852)
Law School:   Harvard Law School (1854)

Addison Brown (1830-1913) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

He received a recess appointment from President James Garfield on June 2, 1881 and was nominated on October 12th. He was confirmed by the Senate on October 14, 1881, and received commission that same day. He retired on August 30, 1901.[1] Brown was succeeded in this position by George Bethune Adams.

Early life and education

  • Harvard University, A.B., 1852
  • Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1854[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New York City, 1855-1881[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of New York

Brown received a recess appointment from President James Garfield on June 2, 1881 and was nominated on October 12th. He was confirmed by the Senate on October 14, 1881, and received commission that same day. He retired on August 30, 1901.[1] Brown was succeeded in this position by George Bethune Adams.

References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
William Gardner Choate
Southern District of New York
1881–1901
Succeeded by:
George Bethune Adams
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