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Augustus Sherrill Seymour

Biography of Augustus Sherrill Seymour

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Seymour
  • First Name: Augustus
  • Middle Name: Sherrill
  • Date of Birth: November , 30 , 1836
  • Place of Birth (POB): Ithaca , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Date of Death: February , 19 , 1897
  • Place of Death (POD): New York , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Augustus Sherrill Seymour Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Chester A. Arthur ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 02/14/1882
  • Seat vacated by: Brooks , George W.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 02/16/1882
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 02/21/1882
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 02/21/1882
  • Commission Date: 02/21/1882
  • Date of Termination: 02/19/1897
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Augustus Sherrill Seymour in the Law School

  • Name of School: Hamilton College
  • Law Degree Year: 1857

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1858

Augustus Sherrill Seymour Career Path


  • Private practice, New York City, 1858-1862
  • Private practice, New Bern, North Carolina, 1865-    , 1870-
  • City attorney, New Bern, North Carolina, 1867-
  • Judge, Craven County [North Carolina] Criminal Court, 1868
  • State representative, North Carolina, 1868-1870
  • State senator, North Carolina, 1872-1874
  • Judge, Craven County [North Carolina] Superior Court, 1874-1882


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