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Name Hughes, James
City City not recorded
State State not recorded
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Hughes, James
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Hughes, James
Born November 24, 1823, in Bladensburg, MD
Died October 21, 1873, in Bladensburg, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Court of Claims
Nominated by James Buchanan on January 12, 1860, to a seat vacated by Isaac Blackford. Confirmed by the Senate on January 18, 1860, and received commission on January 18, 1860. Service terminated on December 1, 1864, due to resignation.

Education:
Indiana University
U.S. Military Academy
Read law, 1842

Professional Career:
Private practice, Bloomington and Bedford, Indiana, 1842-1852
U.S. Army lieutenant, Mexican War
Judge, Indiana Circuit Court, Sixth Judicial Circuit, 1852-1856
Professor of law, Indiana University, 1853-1856
U.S. representative from Indiana, 1857-1859
Cotton agent, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1865-1866
State representative, Indiana, 1866-1868
State senator, Indiana, 1868-1869
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1869-1873

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