Martin Thomas Manton

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Martin Thomas Manton
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #4
Service:
Appointed by:   Woodrow Wilson
Active:   3/22/1918 - 2/7/1939
Preceded by:   Alfred Conkling Coxe
Succeeded by:   Robert Porter Patterson, Sr.
Past post:   Southern District of New York
Past term:   8/23/1916-3/22/1918
Past position:   Seat #3
Personal History
Born:   August 2, 1880
Hometown:   New York, NY
Deceased:   November 17, 1946
Law School:   Columbia Law, LL.B., 1901
Martin Thomas Manton (1880-1946) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He joined the Second Circuit in 1918 after an appointment from Woodrow Wilson. He joined the Southern District of New York in 1916 after an appointment from Woodrow Wilson. At the time of appointment, he was a private practice attorney in New York City. He served until his resignation on February 7, 1939. He passed away on November 17, 1946.[1]

Early life and education

  • Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1901[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New York City, 1901-1916[1]

Judicial career

Second Circuit

Manton was nominated to the Second Circuit by President Woodrow Wilson on March 12, 1918 to fill the seat vacated by Alfred Conkling Coxe. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 18th, and received commission that same day. He resigned on February 7, 1939.[1] He was succeeded to this post by Robert Porter Patterson, Sr..

Southern District of New York

Manton was nominated to the Southern District of New York by President Woodrow Wilson on August 15, 1916 to fill the seat vacated by Charles Merrill Hough. He was confirmed by the Senate on August 23rd, and received commission that same day. He served on this court until March 22, 1918, when he was appointed to the Second Circuit.[1] Manton was succeeded in this position by John Clark Knox.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Charles Merrill Hough
Southern District of New York
1916–1918
Succeeded by:
John Clark Knox
Preceded by:
Alfred Conkling Coxe
Second Circuit
1918–1939
Seat #4
Succeeded by:
Robert Porter Patterson, Sr.



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