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Name Tenney, Asa Wentworth
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:

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

Tenney, Asa Wentworth
Born May 20, 1833, in Dalton, NH
Died December 10, 1897, in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by William McKinley on July 2, 1897, to a seat vacated by Charles L. Benedict. Confirmed by the Senate on July 8, 1897, and received commission on July 8, 1897. Service terminated on December 10, 1897, due to death.

Education:
Dartmouth College, 1859
Read law, 1863

Professional Career:
Private practice, Brooklyn and New York City, 1863-1897
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1873-1885

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