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Name Schofield, William
City Boston
State MA
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 February 14, 1857, in Dudley, MA
Died June 10, 1912

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

Born February 14, 1857, in Dudley, MA
Died June 10, 1912

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the First Circuit
Nominated by William H. Taft on May 25, 1911, to a seat vacated by Francis Cabot Lowell. Confirmed by the Senate on June 6, 1911, and received commission on June 6, 1911. Service terminated on December 31, 1911, due to abolition of the court.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Nominated by William H. Taft on May 25, 1911, to a seat vacated by Francis Cabot Lowell. Confirmed by the Senate on June 6, 1911, and received commission on June 6, 1911. Service terminated on June 10, 1912, due to death.

Education:
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1883

Professional Career:

Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1885-1903
State representative, Massachusetts, 1899-1902
Instructor, Harvard University, 1886-1892
Associate judge, Massachusetts Superior Court, 1903-1911


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