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William Henry Seaman

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William Henry Seaman
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Theodore Roosevelt
Active:   3/1/1905 - 3/8/1915
Preceded by:   James Graham Jenkins
Succeeded by:   Evan Alfred Evans
Past post:   Eastern District of Wisconsin
Past term:   1893 - 1905
Past position:   Seat #1
Personal History
Born:   1842
Deceased:   1915
Law School:   Read Law (1868)

William Henry Seaman (1842-1915) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.[1]

Early life and education

Professional career

  • U.S. Army Sergeant, 1861-1864
  • Chief clerk, Quartermaster Department, U.S. Army, 1864-1866
  • Private practice, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 1868-1893
  • Mayor, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • Alderman, Sheboygan, Wisconsin[1]

Judicial career

Seventh Circuit

Seaman was nominated by President Theodore Roosevelt on February 25, 1905. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 1, 1905, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on March 8, 1915.[1]

Eastern District of Wisconsin

Seaman was nominated by President Grover Cleveland on March 27, 1893. He was confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1893, and received commission that same day. He served on this court until March 1, 1905.[1] Seaman was succeeded in this position by Joseph Very Quarles.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
James Graham Jenkins
Eastern District of Wisconsin
1893–1905
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
Joseph Very Quarles
Preceded by:
James Graham Jenkins
Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit
1905–1911
Succeeded by:
NA - court abolished
Preceded by:
James Graham Jenkins
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
1905–1915
Succeeded by:
Evan Alfred Evans