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John Curtiss Underwood

Biography of John Curtiss Underwood

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Underwood
  • First Name: John
  • Middle Name: Curtiss
  • Date of Birth: March , 14 , 1809
  • Place of Birth (POB): Litchfield , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Date of Death: December , 7 , 1873
  • Place of Death (POD): Washington , District of Columbia (US-DC, DC, 11, D.C., Wash. D.C.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

John Curtiss Underwood Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Abraham Lincoln ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/05/1864
  • Judicial Recess Appointment date: 03/27/1863
  • Seat vacated by: Halyburton , James D.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/07/1864
  • Committee action: Reported Without Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 01/18/1864
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 01/25/1864
  • Commission Date: 01/25/1864
  • Date of Termination: 06/11/1864
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Reassignment

Second Appointment of John Curtiss Underwood

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Virginia
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Origin: Reassignment
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 13 Stat. 124
  • Commission Date: 06/11/1864
  • Date of Termination: 02/03/1871
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Reassignment

Third Appointment of John Curtiss Underwood

  • Court Name: U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Origin: Reassignment
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 16 Stat. 403
  • Commission Date: 02/03/1871

John Curtiss Underwood in the Law School

  • Name of School: Hamilton College
  • Law Degree Year: 1832

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law

John Curtiss Underwood Career Path

Employment:

  • Private practice, Herkimer County, New York, -ca. 1839
  • Private practice, ca. 1839-1856
  • Secretary, Emigrant Aid and Homestead Society, 1856-1861
  • Fifth auditor, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1861-1863
  • U.S. senator-elect from Virginia (not seated), 1865

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