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Name Davis, John Chandler Bancroft
City Washington
State DC
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:

Davis, John Chandler Bancroft
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Davis, John Chandler Bancroft
Born December 29, 1822, in Worcester, MA
Died December 27, 1907, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Court of Claims
Nominated by Rutherford B. Hayes on December 12, 1877, to a seat vacated by Edward G. Loring. Confirmed by the Senate on December 14, 1877, and received commission on December 14, 1877. Service terminated on December 9, 1881, due to resignation.

Judge, Court of Claims
Nominated by Chester A. Arthur on December 13, 1882, to a seat vacated by John Chandler Bancroft Davis. Confirmed by the Senate on December 20, 1882, and received commission on December 20, 1882. Service terminated on November 5, 1883, due to resignation.

Education:
Read law, 1844
Harvard College, A.B., 1847

Professional Career:
Secretary and charge d'affaires, London legation, U.S. Department of State, 1849-1852
Private practice, New York City, 1853-1862
American corespondent, London Times, 1854-1861
State assemblyman, New York, 1868-1869
Assistant secretary of state, 1869-1871, 1881-1882
Secretary and U.S. agent, Joint High Commission, Geneva, Switzerland, 1871-1873
Reporter of decisions, Supreme Court of the United States, 1883-1902

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