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Name Humphreys, David Campbell
City Washington
State DC
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 November 9, 1817, in Morgan County, AL
Died July 12, 1879, in Fairfax County, VA

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

Born November 9, 1817, in Morgan County, AL
Died July 12, 1879, in Fairfax County, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the District of Columbia (now U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia)
Nominated by Ulysses Grant on April 22, 1870, to a seat vacated by George P. Fisher. Confirmed by the Senate on May 10, 1870, and received commission on May 13, 1870. Service terminated on July 2, 1879, due to death.

Professional Career:

Private practice, Madison County, Alabama
State representative, Alabama, 1843, 1849, 1853, 1868
Planter and private practice, Huntsville, Alabama, 1850-
Confederate Army colonel

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Courts for the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Alabama, January 13, 1873; Senate returned nomination to president, February 13, 1873


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