David Josiah Brewer

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This page is about the former Supreme Court justice. If you are looking for information on the supreme court justice for the Oregon Supreme Court, please see David V. Brewer.


David Josiah Brewer
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Current Court Information:
Supreme Court of the United States
Title:   Former Justice
Service:
Appointed by:   Benjamin Harrison
Active:   3/31/1884-1/6/1890
Preceded by:   George Washington McCrary
Past post:   Justice, Kansas Supreme Court
Past term:   1870-1884
Personal History
Born:   June 20, 1837
Deceased:   March 28, 1910
Undergraduate:   Yale University, 1856
Law School:   Albany Law School

{tnr}} David Josiah Brewer (1837-1910) was an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. He was nominated to the court by President Benjamin Harrison on December 4, 1889. He served on the court until his death on March 28, 1910.

Brewer was one of four justices nominated by President Harrison to the Supreme Court. Brewer served during The Fuller Court.

Education

Brewer received an A.B. degree from Yale University in 1856 and attended Albany Law School.[1]

Professional career

Federal judicial career

Supreme Court

Brewer was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Benjamin Harrison on December 4, 1889. He was confirmed by the Senate on December 18, 1889 and received commission that same day. He served on until his death on March 28, 1910.[1]

Eighth Circuit

Prior to becoming a justice of the Supreme Court, Brewer was a federal judge on the United States Circuit Courts for the Eighth Circuit. He was nominated to this position by President Chester Arthur on March 25, 1884. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 31, 1884 and received commission that same day. Brewer served until January 6, 1890.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
George Washington McCrary
Circuit Courts for the Eighth Circuit
1884–1890
Succeeded by:
Henry Clay Caldwell
Preceded by:
Stanley Matthews
Supreme Court
1889–1910
Succeeded by:
Charles Evans Hughes