Elisha Mills Huntington

Elisha Mills Huntington

Birth
Otsego County, New York, USA
Death 26 Oct 1862 (aged 56)
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 15680953 · View Source
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Politician, Lawyer, Prosecuting Attorney, Indiana State Representative, Commisioner of the United States Land Office, and Federal Judge. He had a private law office from 1827 to 1830 and from 1834 to 1837. He was the Prosecuting Attorney of the 7th Indiana Circuit from 1830to 1832. Then, he served as a Indiana State Representative from 1832 to 1833. From 1837 to 1841, he was the Presiding judge of the Indiana 7th Circuit. From 1841 to 1842, he held the position of Commissioner of the United States Land Office in Washington, DC. On April 26, 1842, President John Tyler nominated him for the position of Judge, US District Court, District Indiana. On May 2, 1842, the Senate confirmed his nomination and he received his commision on the same day. He held that position until his death.


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  • Created by: Mark W. Neice
  • Added: 9 Sep 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15680953
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elisha Mills Huntington (26 Mar 1806–26 Oct 1862), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15680953, citing Saint Joseph Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Mark W. Neice (contributor 46822919) .