Emile Henry Lacombe

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Emile Henry Lacombe
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Current Court Information:
Second Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Alternative court:   United States Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit
Service:
Appointed by:   Grover Cleveland
Active:   2/28/1888 - 2/15/1916
Preceded by:   New Seat
Succeeded by:   Charles Merrill Hough
Personal History
Born:   January 29, 1846
Hometown:   New York, NY
Deceased:   November 28, 1924
Undergraduate:   Columbia, A.B., 1863
Law School:   Columbia, LL.B., 1865
Emile Henry Lacombe (1846-1924) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit. He joined the United States Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit after a recess appointment from Grover Cleveland in 1887. At the time of appointment he was a corporate counsel in New York City. On June 16, 1891, he was reassigned to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit where he served until his retirement on February 15, 1916.[1]

Early life and education

  • Columbia College, A.B., 1863
  • Columbia College, LL.B., 1865[1]

Military service

Lacombe served in the U.S. Army from 1862-1863.[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New York City, 1865-1875
  • Assistant corporation counsel, New York City, 1875-1884
  • Corporation counsel, New York City, 1884-1887
  • Private practice, New York City, 1916-1924
  • Referee in chancery, New York City, 1919[1]

Judicial career

Second Circuit

He received a recess appointment from President Grover Cleveland on May 26, 1887 to the United States Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit, and was nominated on February 27th. He was confirmed by the Senate on February 28, 1888, and received commission that same day. On June 16, 1891, he was reassigned to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit where he served until his retirement on February 15, 1916.[1] He was succeeded to the post by Charles Merrill Hough.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA - new seat
Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit
1888–1891
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
NA
Preceded by:
NA
Second Circuit
1891–1916
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
Charles Merrill Hough