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Name Knapp, Martin Augustine
City New York
State NY
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:

Knapp, Martin Augustine
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Knapp, Martin Augustine
Born November 6, 1843, in Spafford, NY
Died February 10, 1923, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by William H. Taft on December 12, 1910, to a new seat authorized by 36 Stat. 539. Confirmed by the Senate on December 20, 1910, and received commission on December 20, 1910. Service terminated on January 1, 1916, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit
Nominated by William H. Taft on December 12, 1910, to a new seat authorized by 36 Stat. 539. Confirmed by the Senate on December 20, 1910, and received commission on December 20, 1910. Service terminated on December 31, 1911, due to abolition of the court.

Judge, Commerce Court
Nominated by William H. Taft on December 12, 1910, to a new seat authorized by 36 Stat. 539. Confirmed by the Senate on December 20, 1910, and received commission on December 20, 1910. Service terminated on December 13, 1913, due to abolition of the court.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Reassigned on January 1, 1916, to a new seat authorized by 36 Stat. 539. Service terminated on February 10, 1923, due to death.

Education:
Wesleyan University, B.A., 1868
Read law, 1869

Professional Career:
Private practice, Syracuse, New York, 1870-
Corporation counsel, Syracuse, New York, 1877-1883
Member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1897-1910; chairman, 1898-1910
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