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Henry Harrison Swan

Biography of Henry Harrison Swan

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Swan
  • First Name: Henry
  • Middle Name: Harrison
  • Date of Birth: October , 2 , 1840
  • Place of Birth (POB): Detroit , Michigan (US-MI, MI, 26, MC, Mich.)
  • Date of Death: June , 12 , 1916
  • Place of Death (POD): Grosse Pointe , Michigan (US-MI, MI, 26, MC, Mich.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Henry Harrison Swan Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Benjamin Harrison ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/13/1891
  • Seat vacated by: Brown , Henry Billings
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/15/1891
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 01/19/1891
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 01/19/1891
  • Commission Date: 01/19/1891
  • Date of Termination: 07/01/1911
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Retirement

Henry Harrison Swan in the Law School

  • Name of School: Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1867

Henry Harrison Swan Career Path


  • Private practice, California, 1867
  • Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1869-1870, 1877-1891
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Michigan, 1870-1877
  • Non-resident lecturer on admiralty, University of Michigan Law School, 1893-1911


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