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Morrison Remick Waite

Biography of Morrison Remick Waite

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Waite
  • First Name: Morrison
  • Middle Name: Remick
  • Date of Birth: November , 29 , 1816
  • Place of Birth (POB): Lyme , Connecticut (US-CT, CT, 09, Conn., Ct.)
  • Date of Death: March , 23 , 1888
  • Place of Death (POD): Washington , District of Columbia (US-DC, DC, 11, D.C., Wash. D.C.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Morrison Remick Waite Court Service Information

  • Court Name: Supreme Court of the United States, Chief Justice
  • 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): 01/19/1874
  • Seat vacated by: Chase , Salmon P.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/19/1874
  • Committee action: Reported Without Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 01/20/1874
  • Senate voice vote?: No
  • Senate vote Yes/No: 63/0
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 01/21/1874
  • Commission Date: 01/21/1874
  • Date of Termination: 03/23/1888
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Morrison Remick Waite in the Law School

  • Name of School: Yale College
  • Law Degree Year: 1837

Second Law School Attendance

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

Morrison Remick Waite Career Path


  • Private practice, Maumee City, Ohio, 1839-1850
  • State representative, Ohio, 1849-1850
  • Private practice, Toledo, Ohio, 1850-1874
  • Advisor, Gov. David Tod, Ohio, 1863
  • U.S. representative, Geneva Arbitration Tribunal, 1871
  • President, Ohio constitutional convention, 1873

    Bankruptcy and Magistrate service

    Allotment as Circuit Justice:

  • Fourth Circuit, April 1, 1874-March 23, 1888


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