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Name Seaman, William Henry
City New Berlin
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 November 15, 1842, in New Berlin, WI
Died March 8, 1915, in Coronado Beach, CA

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

Born November 15, 1842, in New Berlin, WI
Died March 8, 1915, in Coronado Beach, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
Nominated by Grover Cleveland on March 27, 1893, to a seat vacated by James Graham Jenkins. Confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1893, and received commission on April 3, 1893. Service terminated on March 1, 1905, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on February 25, 1905, to a seat vacated by James Graham Jenkins. Confirmed by the Senate on March 1, 1905, and received commission on March 1, 1905. Service terminated on December 31, 1911, due to abolition of the court.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on February 25, 1905, to a seat vacated by James Graham Jenkins. Confirmed by the Senate on March 1, 1905, and received commission on March 1, 1905. Service terminated on March 8, 1915, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1868

Professional Career:

U.S. Army sergeant, 1861-1864
U.S. Army chief clerk, Quartermaster Department, 1864-1866
Private practice, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 1868-1893
Mayor, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Alderman, Sheboygan, Wisconsin


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