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Name Hillyer, Edgar Winters
City Carson City
State NV
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, 1830, in Granville, OH
Died May 10, 1882, in Carson City, NV

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

Born December 3, 1830, in Granville, OH
Died May 10, 1882, in Carson City, NV

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada
Nominated by Ulysses Grant on December 15, 1869, to a seat vacated by Alexander W. Baldwin. Confirmed by the Senate on December 21, 1869, and received commission on December 21, 1869. Service terminated on May 10, 1882, due to death.

Education:
Denison University
Read law, 1856

Professional Career:

Private practice, Placer County, California, 1856-1861
U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, 1861-1865
U.S. Army judge advocate, Department of the Pacific, 1865-1866
Private practice, Nevada, 1866-
District attorney, Storey County, Nevada, 1866-1869


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