Alexander White Baldwin

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Alexander White Baldwin
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Nevada
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Service:
Appointed by:   Abraham Lincoln
Active:   3/11/1865 - 11/14/1869
Preceded by:   13 Stat. 440
Succeeded by:   Edgar Winters Hillyer
Personal History
Born:   1835
Deceased:   1869
Law School:   Read law



Alexander White Baldwin (1835-1869) was a federal judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.

He was nominated by President Abraham Lincoln on March 10, 1865. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 11, 1865, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on November 14, 1869.[1]

Early life and education

Professional career

  • Private practice, Virginia City, Nevada, 1858-1859
  • Prosecuting attorney, Storey County, Nevada, 1859-
  • Private practice, Virginia City, Nevada, -1865

Judicial career

District of Nevada

Baldwin was nominated by President Abraham Lincoln on March 10, 1865. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 11, 1865, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on November 14, 1869.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
District of Nevada
1865–1869
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
Edgar Winters Hillyer