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Arthur Macarthur

Biography of Arthur MacArthur

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): MacArthur
  • First Name: Arthur
  • Date of Birth: January , 26 , 1815
  • Place of Birth (POB): Glasgow , Scotland
  • Date of Death: August , 26 , 1896
  • Place of Death (POD): Atlantic City , New Jersey (US-NJ, NJ, 34, N.J.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Arthur MacArthur Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
  • 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): 07/15/1870
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 16 Stat. 160
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 07/15/1870
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 07/15/1870
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 07/15/1870
  • Commission Date: 07/15/1870
  • Date of Termination: 04/01/1887
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Retirement

Arthur MacArthur in the Law School

  • Name of School: Wesleyan University

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1840

Arthur MacArthur Career Path


  • Private practice, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1840-1845
  • Public administrator, Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1843
  • Private practice, New York City, 1845-1849
  • Private practice, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1849-1851
  • City attorney, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1851-
  • Lieutenant governor, Wisconsin, 1855-1857
  • Judge, Wisconsin Circuit Court, Second Judicial Circuit, 1857-1869


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  • Article Name: Arthur Macarthur
  • Author: Heath Wilson
  • Description: Biography of Arthur MacArthur Biographic DetailsFamily Name (Surname): MacArthur First Name: Arthur Date of Birth: January [...]

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