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Name Hopkins, James Campbell
City Madison
State WI
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 27, 1819, in Pawlet, VT
Died September 3, 1877, in Madison, WI

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

Born April 27, 1819, in Pawlet, VT
Died September 3, 1877, in Madison, WI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
Nominated by Ulysses Grant on July 9, 1870, to a new seat authorized by 16 Stat. 171. Confirmed by the Senate on July 9, 1870, and received commission on July 9, 1870. Service terminated on September 3, 1877, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1845

Professional Career:

Private practice, Granville, New York, 1845-1853
Postmaster, Granville, New York, 1850-1855
State senator, New York, 1853-1855
Private practice, Madison, Wisconsin, 1856-1870
Professor, University of Wisconsin Law School, 1876-1877

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, July 1, 1870; no Senate vote


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