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Name Miller, Samuel Freeman
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:

Miller, Samuel Freeman
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Miller, Samuel Freeman
Born April 5, 1816, in Richmond, KY
Died October 13, 1890, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on July 16, 1862, to a seat vacated by Peter Vivian Daniel. Confirmed by the Senate on July 16, 1862, and received commission on July 16, 1862. Service terminated on October 13, 1890, due to death.

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Ninth Circuit, July 21, 1862-April 7, 1867
Eighth Circuit, April 8, 1867-October 13, 1890

Education:
Transylvania University, M.D., 1838
Read law, 1847

Professional Career:
Justice of the peace and member of the county court, Barbourville, Kentucky
Private practice, Barbourville, Kentucky, 1847-1850
Private practice, Keokuk, Iowa, 1850-1862
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