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James Henry Howe

Biography of James Henry Howe

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Howe
  • First Name: James
  • Middle Name: Henry
  • Date of Birth: December , 5 , 1827
  • Place of Birth (POB): Turner , Maine (US-ME, ME, 23, Maine, Me.)
  • Date of Death: January , 4 , 1893
  • Place of Death (POD): Boston , Massachusetts (US-MA, MA, 25, Mass.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

James Henry Howe Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • 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): 12/09/1873
  • Seat vacated by: Miller , Andrew G.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/10/1873
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 12/11/1873
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/11/1873
  • Commission Date: 12/11/1873
  • Date of Termination: 01/01/1875
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

James Henry Howe in the Law School

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

James Henry Howe Career Path


  • Private practice, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1848-1860
  • Attorney general, State of Wisconsin, 1860-1862
  • U.S. Army colonel, 1862-1864
  • Private practice, Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • Vice president/counsel, Chicago Northwestern Railroad Company, Chicago, Illinois, -1873
  • Attorney, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railroad, Chicago, Illinois, 1875-1892


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