Manton, Martin Thomas

Born: Aug 02, 1880 AD
Died: 1946 AD, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Lawyers

1880 - Born on the 2nd of August.

1901 - He graduated at Columbia School of Law.

1916 - He was appointed by President
Thomas Woodrow Wilson (28th US President) as Judge of the United

            States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

1918 - He was promoted to the "United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit" (the federal appeals court

            for New York, Connecticut, and Vermont).

1931 - He became the Senior Circuit Judge of the Court, equivalent of the Chief Judge today.

1939 - He resigned as Senior Circuit Judge of the Court due to corruption rumors.

          - He was the first Judge impeached for corruption.

          - He was sentenced to two years in Lewisburg federal prison and served 17 months.

1946 - He died on the 17th of November.

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