Judges Of The US District Court
For The Eastern District of Michigan

Henry Billings Brown

Born March 2, 1836 South Lee, MA
Died September 4, 1913 Bronxville, NY

Education

Yale Law School
Harvard Law School
B.A. Yale University, 1856
Read law, 1860

Professional Career

Private law practice, Detroit, 1860-1861
Deputy US Marshal, US District Court for the Eastern District of MI, 1861-1863
Assistant US Attorney, US District Court for the Eastern District of MI, 1863-1867
Judge, Wayne County Circuit Court, 1868
Private law practice, Detroit, 1868-1875
Lecturer in law, University of Michigan, 1860-1875
Professor of medical jurisprudence, Detroit Medical College, 1868-1871

Federal Judicial Service

US District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by President Ulysses Grant, 1875 Served 1875-1890
Nominated to Supreme Court of the United States by President Benjamin Harrison, 1890 Served 1890-1906

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