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Nathaniel Shipman

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Nathaniel Shipman
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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
Service:
Appointed by:   Benjamin Harrison
Active:   3/17/1892 - 3/22/1902
Preceded by:   New Seat
Succeeded by:   William Kneeland Townsend
Past post:   District of Connecticut
Past term:   12/8/1873-3/22/1892
Past position:   Seat #1
Personal History
Born:   August 22, 1828
Hometown:   Southbury, CT
Deceased:   June 26, 1906
Undergraduate:   Yale, 1848
Law School:   Read law, 1850
Nathaniel Shipman (1828-1906) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. Shipman joined the Second Circuit and the United States Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit with a joint appointment in 1892 after an appointment from Benjamin Harrison. He joined the District of Connecticut] in 1873 after an appointment from Ulysses Grant. At the time of his appointment, he was a private practice attorney in Connecticut. He retired on March 22, 1902 and passed away on June 26, 1906.[1]

Early life and education

Professional career

  • Private practice, Hartford, Connecticut, 1850-1873
  • Member, Connecticut General Assembly, 1857
  • Executive secretary to Connecticut Governor Buckingham, 1858-1863
  • Lecturer, Yale Law School, 1889[1]

Judicial career

Second Circuit

Shipman was nominated by President Benjamin Harrison on December 16, 1891 to a new seat. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 17, 1892, and received commission that same day. He retired on March 22, 1902. Shipman was succeeded in this position by William Kneeland Townsend.[1]

District of Connecticut

Shipman was previously a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. He received a recess appointment from President Ulysses Grant on April 16, 1873 and was nominated on December 2, 1873. He was confirmed by the Senate on December 8, 1873, and received commission that same day. He served on this court until March 22, 1892. Shipman was succeeded in this position by William Kneeland Townsend.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
William Davis Shipman
District of Connecticut
1873–1892
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
William Kneeland Townsend
Preceded by:
NA- new seat
Second Circuit
1892–1902
Seat #3
Succeeded by:
William Kneeland Townsend




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