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Edgar Winters Hillyer

Biography of Edgar Winters Hillyer

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Hillyer
  • First Name: Edgar
  • Middle Name: Winters
  • Date of Birth: December , 3 , 1830
  • Place of Birth (POB): Granville , Ohio (US-OH, OH, 39, Ohio, Ohio O., Oh.)
  • Date of Death: May , 10 , 1882
  • Place of Death (POD): Carson City , Nevada (US-NV, NV, 32, Nev., Nv.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Edgar Winters Hillyer Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Nevada
  • 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): 12/15/1869
  • Seat vacated by: Baldwin , Alexander W.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/15/1869
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 12/17/1869
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/21/1869
  • Commission Date: 12/21/1869
  • Date of Termination: 05/10/1882
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Edgar Winters Hillyer in the Law School

  • Name of School: Denison University

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1856

Edgar Winters Hillyer Career Path


  • Private practice, Placer County, California, 1856-1861
  • U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, 1861-1865
  • U.S. Army judge advocate, Department of the Pacific, 1865-1866
  • Private practice, Nevada, 1866-
  • District attorney, Storey County, Nevada, 1866-1869


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