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Encyclopedia > Edwards Pierrepont
Edwards Pierrepont


In office
April 26, 1875 – May 21, 1876
Preceded by George H. Williams
Succeeded by Alphonso Taft

Born March 4, 1817
North Haven, Connecticut, USA
Died March 6, 1892
New York City, New York, USA
Political party Republican
Profession Lawyer, Politician


Edwards Pierrepont (March 4, 1817March 6, 1892) was an American statesman, jurist and lawyer. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2966x3280, 1323 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Edwards Pierrepont ... Seal of the United States Department of Justice The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice (see ) concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. ... April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... May 21 is the 141st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (142nd in leap years). ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... George Henry Williams (March 23, 1823–April 4, 1910) was an American judge and statesman. ... Alphonso Taft (November 5, 1810 – May 21, 1891) was the Attorney General and Secretary of War under President Ulysses S. Grant and the founder of an American political dynasty. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... North Haven is a suburban New England town in New Haven County, Connecticut on the outskirts of New Haven, Connecticut. ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... New York, New York redirects here. ... For other uses, see Republican Party (disambiguation) or GOP (disambiguation). ... English barrister 16th century painting of a civil law notary, by Flemish painter Quentin Massys. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


Born in North Haven, Connecticut, he graduated from Yale University and New Haven Law School, was admitted to the bar in 1840 and practiced law in Columbus, Ohio, from 1840 to 1845. He moved to New York and served as judge of the New York Supreme Court from 1857 to 1860. North Haven is a suburban New England town in New Haven County, Connecticut on the outskirts of New Haven, Connecticut. ... Yale redirects here. ... Nickname: The Arch City The Discovery City Location in the state of Ohio, USA Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Franklin, Delaware, and Fairfield Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area    - City 550. ... Official language(s) None Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... The Supreme Court of the State of New York is the basic New York State trial court of general jurisidiction. ...


In 1862, during the American Civil War Pierrepont was made a member of the military commission for the cases of state prisoners in the custody of the federal military authorities. In 1867 he conducted the case for the government against John H. Surratt, indicted as an accomplice in the murder of Lincoln[1] and in 1867 became a member of the New York constitutional convention. From 1869 to 1870 he served as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. President Ulysses S. Grant appointed Pierrepont Attorney General of the United States on April 26, 1875. He was an active member of the "Committee of Seventy." In May 22, 1876 he became Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States to Britain, serving until December 1, 1877. Pierrepont died in New York City two days after his 75th birthday on March 6, 1892, where he had lived after his return from England. He is buried at St. Philip's Cemetery, in Garrison, New York. Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Lincoln, President Ulysses S. Grant, General Jefferson Davis, President Robert E. Lee, General Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action... John Surratt, son of Mary Surratt, (April 13, 1844 - April 21, 1916), was accused of plotting to kidnap U.S. president Abraham Lincoln // Early life John Harrison Surratt, Jr. ... Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865), sometimes called Abe Lincoln and nicknamed Honest Abe, the Rail Splitter, and the Great Emancipator, was an American politician who served as the 16th President of the United States (1861 to 1865), and the first president from the Republican Party. ... The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the following counties: New York, Bronx, Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, and Sullivan. ... The presidential seal was used by President Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii. ... Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant, April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American general and politician who was elected as the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877). ... The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. ... April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1877 (MDCCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Nickname: Big Apple, City that never Sleeps, Gotham Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1613 Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Garrison is a town in New York. ...


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Preceded by
George H. Williams
United States Attorney General
April 26, 1875May 21, 1876
Succeeded by
Alphonso Taft

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Edwards Pierrepont Summary (727 words)
Pierrepont was born on March 4, 1817 in North Haven Connecticut.
Edwards Pierrepont (March 4, 1817–March 6, 1892) was an American statesman, jurist and lawyer.
In 1862, during the American Civil War Pierrepont was made a member of the military commission for the cases of state prisoners in the custody of the federal military authorities, and in 1867 became a member of the New York constitutional convention.
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