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Amos Morrill

Biography of Amos Morrill

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Morrill
  • First Name: Amos
  • Date of Birth: August , 25 , 1809
  • Place of Birth (POB): Salisbury , Massachusetts (US-MA, MA, 25, Mass.)
  • Date of Death: March , 5 , 1884
  • Place of Death (POD): Austin , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Amos Morrill Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Ulysses Grant ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/18/1872
  • Seat vacated by: Winch , Joel C. C.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/26/1872
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 02/01/1872
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 02/05/1872
  • Commission Date: 02/05/1872
  • Date of Termination: 10/18/1883
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Retirement

Amos Morrill in the Law School

  • Name of School: Bowdoin College
  • Law Degree Year: 1834

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1836

Amos Morrill Career Path


  • Private practice, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 1836-1839
  • Private practice, Clarksville, Texas, 1839-1856
  • Private practice, Austin, Texas, 1856-1868, 1870-1872, 1883-1884
  • Justice, Supreme Court of Texas, 1868-1870


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  • Article Name: Amos Morrill
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  • Description: Biography of Amos Morrill Biographic DetailsFamily Name (Surname): Morrill First Name: Amos Date of Birth: August , 25 , [...]

This entry was last updated: December 25, 2015

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