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Henry Galbraith Ward (April 19, 1851 – August 24, 1933) was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and of the United States Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit.

Henry Galbraith Ward
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Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
In office
June 30, 1921 – October 31, 1924
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
In office
May 18, 1907 – June 30, 1921
Appointed byTheodore Roosevelt
Preceded byWilliam James Wallace
Succeeded byJulius Marshuetz Mayer
Judge of the United States Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit
In office
May 18, 1907 – December 31, 1911
Appointed byTheodore Roosevelt
Preceded byWilliam James Wallace
Succeeded bySeat abolished
Personal details
Born
Henry Galbraith Ward

(1851-04-19)April 19, 1851
New York City, New York
DiedAugust 24, 1933(1933-08-24) (aged 82)
Shelter Island, New York
EducationUniversity of Pennsylvania
(B.A., M.A.)

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Education and careerEdit

Born on April 19, 1851, in New York City, New York, Ward received a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Arts degree in 1870 from the University of Pennsylvania and read law in 1873. He entered private practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 1882 to 1884. He continued private practice in New York City starting in 1884.[1]

Federal judicial serviceEdit

Ward received a recess appointment from President Theodore Roosevelt on May 18, 1907, to a joint seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit vacated by Judge William James Wallace. He was nominated to the same position by President Roosevelt on December 3, 1907. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 17, 1907, and received his commission the same day. On December 31, 1911, the Circuit Courts were abolished and he thereafter served only on the Court of Appeals. He assumed senior status on June 30, 1921. His service terminated on October 31, 1924, due to his retirement.[1]

DeathEdit

Ward died on August 24, 1933, in Shelter Island, Long Island, New York.[1]

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