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Name Billings, Edward Coke
City New Orleans
State LA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born December 3, 1829, in Hatfield, MA
Died December 1, 1893, in New Haven, CT

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born December 3, 1829, in Hatfield, MA
Died December 1, 1893, in New Haven, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Louisiana
Nominated by Ulysses Grant on January 10, 1876, to a seat vacated by E.H. Durell. Confirmed by the Senate on February 10, 1876, and received commission on February 10, 1876. Service terminated on March 3, 1881, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Reassigned on March 3, 1881, to a new seat authorized by 21 Stat. 507. Service terminated on December 1, 1893, due to death.

Education:
Yale College, 1853
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1855

Professional Career:

Private practice, New York City, 1855-1865
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1865-1876

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Circuit Courts for the Fifth Circuit, January 24, 1881; no Senate vote


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