Augustus Sherrill Seymour

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Augustus Sherrill Seymour
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Service:
Appointed by:   Chester Arthur
Active:   2/21/1882 - 2/19/1897
Preceded by:   George Washington Brooks
Succeeded by:   Thomas Richard Purnell
Personal History
Born:   1836
Deceased:   1897
Undergraduate:   Hamilton College (1857)
Law School:   Read Law (1858)

Augustus Sherrill Seymour (1836-1897) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.[1]

He was nominated by President Chester Arthur on February 14, 1882. He was confirmed by the Senate on February 21, 1882, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on February 19, 1897.[1]

Early life and education

  • Hamilton College, 1857
  • Read law, 1858[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New York City, 1858-1862
  • Private practice, New Bern, North Carolina, 1865-
  • City attorney, New Bern, North Carolina, 1867-
  • Judge, Craven County, North Carolina, 1868
  • Member, North Carolina House of Representatives, 1868-1870
  • Private practice, New Bern, North Carolina, 1870-
  • Member, North Carolina State Senate, 1872-1874
  • Judge, Superior Court, New Bern, North Carolina, 1874-1882[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of North Carolina

Seymour was nominated by President Chester Arthur on February 14, 1882. He was confirmed by the Senate on February 21, 1882, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on February 19, 1897.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
George Washington Brooks
Eastern District of North Carolina
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Seat #1
Succeeded by:
Thomas Richard Purnell