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Henry Galbraith Ward

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Henry Galbraith Ward
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Current Court Information:
Second Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Alternative court:   United States Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit
Service:
Appointed by:   Theodore Roosevelt
Active:   12/17/1907 - 6/30/1921
Senior:   6/30/1921 - 10/31/1924
Preceded by:   William James Wallace
Succeeded by:   Julius Marshuetz Mayer
Personal History
Born:   April 19, 1851
Hometown:   New York, NY
Deceased:   August 24, 1933
Undergraduate:   University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1870
Law School:   Read law, 1873
Grad. School:   U. of Pennsylvania, M.A., 1870
Henry Galbraith Ward (1851-1933) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He joined the court in 1907 after an appointment from Theodore Roosevelt. At the time of appointment, he was a private practice attorney. He jointly served on the United States Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit. He assumed senior status on June 30, 1921. He retired on October 31, 1924. He passed away on August 24, 1933.[1]

Early life and education

  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1870
  • University of Pennsylvania, M.A., 1870
  • Read law, 1873[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1882-1884
  • Private practice, New York City, 1884-1907[1]

Judicial career

Second Circuit

Ward received a recess appointment from President Theodore Roosevelt on May 18, 1907 to fill a seat vacated by William James Wallace. On December 3, 1907, he was nominated. He was confirmed by the Senate on December 17th, and received commission that same day. He assumed senior status on June 30, 1921. He retired on October 31, 1924. He was succeeded to this post by Julius Marshuetz Mayer.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
William James Wallace
Second Circuit
1907–1924
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
Julius Marshuetz Mayer
Preceded by:
William James Wallace
Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit
1882–1891
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
NA-Court Abolished