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Thomas Porter Hawley

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Thomas Porter Hawley
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Nevada
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Service:
Appointed by:   Benjamin Harrison
Active:   9/9/1890 - 6/30/1906
Preceded by:   George Myron Sabin
Succeeded by:   Edward Silsby Farrington
Personal History
Born:   1830
Deceased:   1907
Law School:   Read law (1857)

Thomas Porter Hawley (1830-1907) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.

He was nominated by President Benjamin Harrison on August 30, 1890. He was confirmed by the Senate on September 9, 1890, and received commission that same day. He retired on June 30, 1906.[1]

Early life and education

  • Read law, 1857

Professional career

  • Private practice, Nevada City, California, 1858-1868
  • District attorney, Nevada County, California, 1863-1864
  • Private practice, Hamilton, Nevada, 1868-1870
  • Private practice, Eureka, Nevada, 1870-1872
  • Justice, Nevada Supreme Court, 1872-1890

Judicial career

District of Nevada

Hawley was nominated by President Benjamin Harrison on August 30, 1890. He was confirmed by the Senate on September 9, 1890, and received commission that same day. He retired on June 30, 1906.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
George Myron Sabin
District of Nevada
1890–1906
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
Edward Silsby Farrington