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Howell Edmunds Jackson

Biography of Howell Edmunds Jackson

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Jackson
  • First Name: Howell
  • Middle Name: Edmunds
  • Date of Birth: April , 8 , 1832
  • Place of Birth (POB): Paris , Tennessee (US-TN, TN, 47, Tenn)
  • Date of Death: August , 8 , 1895
  • Place of Death (POD): West Meade , Tennessee (US-TN, TN, 47, Tenn)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Howell Edmunds Jackson Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Circuit Courts for the Sixth Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Circuit Court (1869)
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Grover Cleveland ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 04/12/1886
  • Seat vacated by: Baxter , John
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 04/12/1886
  • Commission Date: 04/12/1886
  • Date of Termination: 03/04/1893
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Appointment to Another Judicial Position

Second Appointment of Howell Edmunds Jackson

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Origin: Assignment
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 26 Stat. 826
  • Commission Date: 06/16/1891
  • Date of Termination: 03/04/1893
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Appointment to Another Judicial Position

Third Appointment of Howell Edmunds Jackson

  • Court Name: Supreme Court of the United States
  • Court Type: United States Supreme Court (USSC or “SCOTUS”)
  • Promoted by President: Benjamin Harrison ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 02/02/1893
  • Seat vacated by: Lamar , Lucius Q. C.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 02/02/1893
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 02/13/1893
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 02/18/1893
  • Commission Date: 02/18/1893

Howell Edmunds Jackson in the Law School

  • Name of School: West Tennessee College (now Union University, Jackson, Tennessee)
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1849

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Virginia

Third Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Cumberland School of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws ( LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1856

Howell Edmunds Jackson Career Path

Employment:

  • Private practice, Jackson, Tennessee, 1856-1858, 1874-1880
  • Private practice, Memphis, Tennessee, 1855-1861, 1865-1874
  • Receiver of alien property, West Tennessee, Confederate States of America, 1861-1864
  • Special judge, Court of Arbitration for Western Tennessee, 1875-1877
  • State representative, Tennessee, 1880-1881
  • U.S. senator from Tennessee, 1881-1886

    Bankruptcy and Magistrate service

    Allotment as Circuit Justice:

  • Fifth Circuit, March 13, 1893-April 1, 1894
  • Sixth Circuit, April 2, 1894-August 8, 1895

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