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Name Howe, James Henry
City Green Bay
State WI
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:

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

Howe, James Henry
Born December 5, 1827, in Turner, ME
Died January 4, 1893, in Boston, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
Nominated by Ulysses Grant on December 9, 1873, to a seat vacated by Andrew G. Miller. Confirmed by the Senate on December 11, 1873, and received commission on December 11, 1873. Service terminated on January 1, 1875, due to resignation.

Education:
Read law, 1848

Professional Career:
Private practice, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1848-1860
Attorney general, State of Wisconsin, 1860-1862
U.S. Army colonel, 1862-1864
Private practice, Kenosha, Wisconsin
Vice president/counsel, Chicago Northwestern Railroad Company, Chicago, Illinois, -1873
Attorney, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railroad, Chicago, Illinois, 1875-1892

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