James Helmick Beatty
|James Helmick Beatty|
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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the District of Idaho|
|Appointed by:||Benjamin Harrison|
|Active:||2/4/1892 - 3/1/1907|
|Preceded by:||26 Stat. 215|
|Succeeded by:||Frank Sigel Dietrich|
|Bachelors:||Ohio Wesleyan University (1858)|
|Law School:||Read law (1862)|
James Helmick Beatty (1836-1927) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Idaho.
He received a recess appointment from President Benjamin Harrison on March 7, 1891 and was nominated on December 10th. He was confirmed by the Senate on February 4, 1892, and received commission that same day. He retired on March 1, 1907. Beatty was succeeded in this position by Frank Sigel Dietrich.
Early life and education
- Ohio Wesleyan University, A.B., 1858
- Read law, 1862
- Superintendent, Jackson Public Schools, Jackson, Mississippi, 1858-1861
- U.S. Army Lieutenant, 1863-1865
- Private practice, Lexington, Missouri, 1865-1872
- Register in bankruptcy, Lexington, Missouri, 1865-1872
- Assistant U.S. attorney, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1872-1882
- Private practice, Hailey, Idaho, 1882-1889
- Senator, Idaho Territorial Legislature, 1886-1888
District of Idaho
Beatty received a recess appointment from President Benjamin Harrison on March 7, 1891 and was nominated on December 10th. He was confirmed by the Senate on February 4, 1892, and received commission that same day. He retired on March 1, 1907. Beatty was succeeded in this position by Frank Sigel Dietrich.
|Federal judicial offices|
|District of Idaho
Frank Sigel Dietrich
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|Former Article III judges|
|Former Chief judges|