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Henry Williams Blodgett

Biography of Henry Williams Blodgett

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Blodgett
  • First Name: Henry
  • Middle Name: Williams
  • Date of Birth: July , 21 , 1821
  • Place of Birth (POB): Amherst , Massachusetts (US-MA, MA, 25, Mass.)
  • Date of Death: February , 9 , 1905
  • Place of Death (POD): Waukegan , Illinois (US-IL, IL, 17, Ill., Il., Ills., Ill's)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Henry Williams Blodgett Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • 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): 01/10/1870
  • Seat vacated by: Drummond , Thomas
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/10/1870
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 01/10/1870
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 01/11/1870
  • Commission Date: 01/11/1870
  • Date of Termination: 12/05/1892
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Retirement

Henry Williams Blodgett in the Law School

  • Name of School: Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1844

Henry Williams Blodgett Career Path


  • Private practice, Waukegan, Illinois, 1845-1869
  • State representative, Illinois, 1852-1854
  • State senator, Illinois, 1858-1862
  • U.S. counsel before the Bering Sea Tribunal of Arbitration for settlement of differences between the U.S. and Great Britain involving fur seal fisheries in the Bering Sea, 1892-1893


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