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Name Nelson, Thomas Leverett
City Worcester
State MA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
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Nelson, Thomas Leverett
Born March 4, 1827, in Haverhill, NH
Died November 21, 1897, in Worcester, MA
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For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=1747

Nelson, Thomas Leverett
Born March 4, 1827, in Haverhill, NH
Died November 21, 1897, in Worcester, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Nominated by Rutherford B. Hayes on January 7, 1879, to a seat vacated by John Lowell. Confirmed by the Senate on January 10, 1879, and received commission on January 10, 1879. Service terminated on November 21, 1897, due to death.

Education:
Dartmouth College
University of Vermont, 1846
Read law, 1855

Professional Career:
Private practice, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1855-1879
State representative, Massachusetts, 1869
City solicitor, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1870-1873
Railroad commissioner, Commonwealth of Massachusetts




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

Nelson, Thomas Leverett
Born March 4, 1827, in Haverhill, NH
Died November 21, 1897, in Worcester, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Nominated by Rutherford B. Hayes on January 7, 1879, to a seat vacated by John Lowell. Confirmed by the Senate on January 10, 1879, and received commission on January 10, 1879. Service terminated on November 21, 1897, due to death.

Education:
Dartmouth College
University of Vermont, 1846
Read law, 1855

Professional Career:
Private practice, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1855-1879
State representative, Massachusetts, 1869
City solicitor, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1870-1873
Railroad commissioner, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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