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Ezekiel B. Turner

Biography of Ezekiel B. Turner

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Turner
  • First Name: Ezekiel
  • Middle Name: B.
  • Date of Birth: May , 24 , 1825
  • Place of Birth (POB): Putney , Vermont (US-VT, VT, 50, Vt.)
  • Date of Death: June , 2 , 1888
  • Place of Death (POD): Austin , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Ezekiel B. Turner Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Western District of Texas
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Rutherford B. Hayes ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/14/1880
  • Judicial Recess Appointment date: 11/18/1880
  • Seat vacated by: DuVal , Thomas H.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/14/1880
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 12/20/1880
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/20/1880
  • Commission Date: 12/20/1880
  • Date of Termination: 06/02/1888
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Ezekiel B. Turner in the Law School

  • Name of School: Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1848

Ezekiel B. Turner Career Path


  • Prosecutor, St. Joseph County, Michigan, 1850-
  • Justice of the peace, St. Joseph County, Michigan
  • Private practice, Austin, Texas, 1854-1861
  • Prosecutor, Brownsville, Texas, 1863-
  • U.S. attorney for the Western District of Texas, 1866-1867
  • Attorney general, State of Texas, 1867-1870
  • Judge, Texas District Court, 1871-Â Â Â Â ; Thirty-Second Judicial District, 1871-1876; Sixteenth Judicial District, 1876-
  • Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, March 1, 1879; no Senate vote
  • Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, March 19, 1879; rejected by Senate, April 2, 1879


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