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Name Winch, Joel C. C.
City Houston
State TX
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 26, 1835, in Northfield, VT
Died December 7, 1880, in Houston, TX

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

Born December 26, 1835, in Northfield, VT
Died December 7, 1880, in Houston, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Received a recess appointment from Ulysses Grant on October 11, 1870, to a seat vacated by John C. Watrous; nominated to the same position by Ulysses Grant on December 15, 1870. Service terminated on March 3, 1871, after nomination was not confirmed by the Senate.

Education:
Read law, 1858

Professional Career:

Teacher, Northfield, Vermont, -1858
Private practice, Corsicana, Texas, 1859-1864
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1864-    , 1871-1880
County attorney, Harris County, Texas
District attorney, Austin, Texas
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, 1869-1870

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, December 15, 1870; no Senate vote


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