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Henry Wade Rogers

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Henry Wade Rogers
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Current Court Information:
Second Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #3
Alternative court:   United States Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit
Appointed by:   Woodrow Wilson
Active:   9/29/1913 - 8/16/1926
Preceded by:   Walter Chadwick Noyes
Succeeded by:   Thomas Walter Swan
Personal History
Born:   August 8, 1865
Hometown:   Lyme, CT
Deceased:   August 16, 1926
Undergraduate:   University of Michigan, B.A., 1874
Law School:   Read law, 1877
Grad. School:   U. of Michigan, M.A., 1877
Henry Wade Rogers (1853-1926) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He joined the court in 1913 after an appointment from Woodrow Wilson. At the time of his appointment, Rogers was a member of the faculty and the Dean at Yale Law. He served until his death on August 16, 1926.[1]

Early life and education

  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1874
  • Read law, 1877
  • University of Michigan, M.A., 1877[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Minnesota, 1877-
  • Private practice, New Jersey, -1882
  • Tappan professor of law, University of Michigan, 1882-1886
  • Dean, Law Department, University of Michigan, 1886-1890
  • President, Northwestern University, 1890-1900
  • Faculty, Yale Law School, 1900-1916
  • Lecturer, 1900-1901
  • Professor, 1901-1920
  • Dean, 1903-1916[1]

Judicial career

Second Circuit

He was nominated by President Woodrow Wilson on September 18, 1913 to fill the seat vacated by Walter Chadwick Noyes. He was confirmed by the Senate on September 29th, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on August 16, 1926. He was succeeded to this post by Thomas Walter Swan.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Walter Chadwick Noyes
Second Circuit
Seat #3
Succeeded by:
Thomas Walter Swan