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Manton, Martin Thomas

Born: 1880 AD
Died: 1946 AD
Nationality: N/A
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.