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Joseph P. Bradley

Biography of Joseph P. Bradley

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Bradley
  • First Name: Joseph
  • Middle Name: P.
  • Date of Birth: March , 14 , 1813
  • Place of Birth (POB): Berne , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Date of Death: January , 22 , 1892
  • Place of Death (POD): Washington , District of Columbia (US-DC, DC, 11, D.C., Wash. D.C.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Joseph P. Bradley Court Service Information

  • Court Name: Supreme Court of the United States
  • Court Type: United States Supreme Court (USSC)
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Ulysses Grant ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 02/07/1870
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 16 Stat. 44
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 02/08/1870
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 02/14/1870
  • Senate voice vote?: No
  • Senate vote Yes/No: 46/9
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/21/1870
  • Commission Date: 03/21/1870
  • Date of Termination: 01/22/1892
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Joseph P. Bradley in the Law School

  • Name of School: Rutgers College
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1836

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1839

Joseph P. Bradley Career Path


  • Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 1839-1870
  • Legislative correspondent
  • Actuary, Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company

    Bankruptcy and Magistrate service

    Allotment as Circuit Justice:

  • Fifth Circuit, April 4, 1870-January 9, 1881
  • Third Circuit, January 10, 1881-January 22, 1892
  • Sixth Circuit, May 2, 1881-May 17, 1881


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Allotment as Circuit Justice

Bachelor of ArtsReported With Recommendation

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