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Moses Hallett

Biography of Moses Hallett

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Hallett
  • First Name: Moses
  • Date of Birth: July , 16 , 1834
  • Place of Birth (POB): Galena , Illinois (US-IL, IL, 17, Ill., Il., Ills., Ill's)
  • Date of Death: April , 25 , 1913
  • Place of Death (POD): Denver , Colorado (US-CO, CO, 08, CL, Colo, Col.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Moses Hallett Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Colorado
  • 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): 01/09/1877
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 19 Stat. 61
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/09/1877
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 01/11/1877
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 01/12/1877
  • Commission Date: 01/12/1877
  • Date of Termination: 04/07/1906
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Retirement

Moses Hallett in the Law School

  • Name of School: Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1858

Moses Hallett Career Path


  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1859-1860
  • Gold miner, Colorado, 1860
  • Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1861-1865, 1866
  • Member, Colorado Territorial Council, 1863-1866
  • Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado Territory, 1866-1877; chief judge, 1866-1877
  • Professor of constitutional law and federal jurisprudence, University of Colorado, 1892-1913
  • Real estate speculator, Denver, Colorado, 1906-1913
  • Dean emeritus, University of Colorado School of Law, 1913


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  • Article Name: Moses Hallett
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  • Description: Biography of Moses Hallett Biographic DetailsFamily Name (Surname): Hallett First Name: Moses Date of Birth: July , 16 , [...]

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