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Nathan Goff

Biography of Nathan Goff

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Goff
  • First Name: Nathan
  • Date of Birth: February , 9 , 1843
  • Place of Birth (POB): Clarksburg , Virginia (US-VA, VA, 51, Va., Virg.) (now West Virginia)
  • Date of Death: April , 23 , 1920
  • Place of Death (POD): Clarksburg , West Virginia (US-WV, WV, 54, W. Va., W.V., W. Virg.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Nathan Goff Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Circuit Courts for the Fourth Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Circuit Court (1869)
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Benjamin Harrison ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/16/1891
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 26 Stat. 826
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/16/1891
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 03/14/1892
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/17/1892
  • Commission Date: 03/17/1892
  • Date of Termination: 12/31/1911
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Abolition of Court

Second Appointment of Nathan Goff

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Promoted by President: Benjamin Harrison ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/16/1891
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 26 Stat. 826
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/16/1891
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action: 03/14/1892
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/17/1892
  • Commission Date: 03/17/1892
  • Date of Termination: 03/31/1913
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

Nathan Goff in the Law School

  • Name of School: New York University School of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1866

Nathan Goff Career Path

Employment:

  • U.S. Army, 1861-1865
  • Editor, Clarksburg [West Virginia] Telegraph, 1866-
  • Private practice, Clarksburg, West Virginia, 1866-1867, 1889-1892
  • State representative, West Virginia, 1867-1868
  • U.S. attorney for the District of West Virginia, 1868-1881, 1881-1882
  • Secretary of the Navy, 1881
  • U.S. representative from West Virginia, 1883-1889
  • U.S. senator from West Virginia, 1913-1918

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