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Name Curtis, Benjamin Robbins
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:

Curtis, Benjamin Robbins
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Curtis, Benjamin Robbins
Born November 4, 1809, in Watertown, MA
Died September 15, 1874, in Newport, RI

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Received a recess appointment from Millard Fillmore on September 22, 1851, to a seat vacated by Levi Woodbury; nominated to the same position by Millard Fillmore on December 11, 1851. Confirmed by the Senate on December 23, 1851, and received commission on December 23, 1851. Service terminated on September 30, 1857, due to resignation.

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
First Circuit, October 10, 1851-September 30, 1857

Education:
Harvard Law School
Harvard University, A.B., 1829

Professional Career:
Private practice, Northfield, Massachusetts, 1831-1834
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1834-1851, 1857-1874
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