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Richard Henry Alvey

Biography of Richard Henry Alvey

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Alvey
  • First Name: Richard
  • Middle Name: Henry
  • Date of Birth: March , 6 , 1826
  • Place of Birth (POB): St. Mary's County , Maryland (US-MD, MD, 24, Md.)
  • Date of Death: September , 14 , 1906
  • Place of Death (POD): Hagerstown , Maryland (US-MD, MD, 24, Md.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Richard Henry Alvey Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Chief Justice
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Grover Cleveland ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 04/14/1893
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 27 Stat. 434
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 04/14/1893
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 04/15/1893
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 04/15/1893
  • Commission Date: 04/15/1893
  • Date of Termination: 01/01/1905
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Retirement

Richard Henry Alvey in the Law School

  • Name of School: Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1849

Richard Henry Alvey Career Path


  • Private practice, Hagerstown, Maryland, 1850-1867, 1904-1906
  • Delegate, Maryland constitutional convention, 1867
  • Chief judge, Maryland Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial Circuit, 1867-1883
  • Chief judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1883-1893


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