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Name Hanford, Cornelius Holgate
State WA
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 April 21, 1849, in Winchester, IA
Died March 2, 1926, in Pierce County, WA

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

Born April 21, 1849, in Winchester, IA
Died March 2, 1926, in Pierce County, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Washington
Nominated by Benjamin Harrison on February 10, 1890, to a new seat authorized by 25 Stat. 676. Confirmed by the Senate on February 25, 1890, and received commission on February 25, 1890. Service terminated on March 2, 1905, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
Reassigned on March 2, 1905, to a new seat authorized by 33 Stat. 824. Service terminated on August 5, 1912, due to resignation.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Commissioner, U.S. District Court for the District of Washington Territory, 1875-1876
Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Washington Territory, 1889

Education:
Read law, 1875

Professional Career:

Private practice, Seattle, Washington Territory, 1875-1889
Member, Territorial Council, Washington Territory, 1877-1878
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Washington Territory, 1881-1886
City attorney, Seattle, Washington Territory, 1882-1885
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1912-1926


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