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James Graham Jenkins

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James Graham Jenkins
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Service:
Appointed by:   Grover Cleveland
Active:   7/2/1888 - 3/23/1893
Preceded by:   Charles Dyer
Succeeded by:   William Henry Seaman
Personal History
Born:   1834
Deceased:   1921
Law School:   Read Law (1855)

James Graham Jenkins (1834-1921) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

He was nominated by President Grover Cleveland on March 20, 1893. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 23, 1893, and received commission that same day. He retired on February 23, 1905.[1]

Early life and education

Professional career

  • Private practice, New York City, 1855-1857
  • Private practice, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1857-1888
  • City attorney, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1863-1867
  • Private practice, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1905-1908
  • Dean, Marquette University Law School, 1908-1913[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Wisconsin

Jenkins was nominated by Grover Cleveland on June 19, 1888, to a seat vacated by Charles Dyer. Confirmed by the Senate on July 2, 1888, and received commission on July 2, 1888. His service was terminated on March 23, 1893, due to appointment to another judicial position. Jenkins was succeeded in this position by William Henry Seaman.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Jenkins was nominated by Grover Cleveland on March 20, 1893, to a seat vacated by Walter Quintin Gresham. Confirmed by the Senate on March 23, 1893, and received commission on March 23, 1893. His service terminated on February 23, 1905, due to retirement.

U.S. Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit

Jenkins was nominated by Grover Cleveland on March 20, 1893, to a seat vacated by Walter Quintin Gresham. Confirmed by the Senate on March 23, 1893, and received commission on March 23, 1893. Service terminated on February 23, 1905, due to retirement.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Charles Dyer
Eastern District of Wisconsin
1888–1893
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
William Henry Seaman
Preceded by:
Walter Quintin Gresham
Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit
1893–1905
Succeeded by:
William Henry Seaman
Preceded by:
Walter Quintin Gresham
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
1893–1905
Succeeded by:
William Henry Seaman