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George Bethune Adams

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George Bethune Adams
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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:   William McKinley
Active:   12/17/1901-10/9/1911
Preceded by:   Addison Brown
Succeeded by:   Julius Marshuetz Mayer
Personal History
Born:   1845
Law School:   Read Law (1878)
Military service:   U.S. Army, 1861-1871

George Bethune Adams (1845-1911) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

He received a recess appointment from President William McKinley on August 30, 1901 and was nominated on December 5th. He was confirmed by the Senate on December 17, 1901, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on October 9, 1911.[1] Adams was succeeded in this position by Julius Marshuetz Mayer.

Early life and education

  • Read law, 1878[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Army, 1861-1871
  • Merchant, 1871-1878
  • Private practice, 1883-[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of New York

Adams received a recess appointment from President William McKinley on August 30, 1901 and was nominated on December 5th. He was confirmed by the Senate on December 17, 1901, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on October 9, 1911.[1] Adams was succeeded in this position by Julius Marshuetz Mayer.

References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Addison Brown
Southern District of New York
1901–1911
Succeeded by:
Julius Marshuetz Mayer