Edward Fox (judge)
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maine|
|Nominated by||Andrew Johnson|
|Preceded by||Ashur Ware|
|Succeeded by||Nathan Webb|
Edward Fox (June 10, 1815 – December 14, 1881) was a United States federal judge.
Born in Portland, Maine, Fox graduated from Harvard College in 1834, and from Harvard Law School in 1837. He practiced in Portland, and in Cincinnati, Ohio, and was city solicitor for Portland. He was the county attorney of the County of Cumberland. He was then an associate justice on the Maine Supreme Court from 1862 to 1863.
On May 28, 1866, Fox was nominated by President Andrew Johnson to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Maine vacated by Ashur Ware. Fox was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 30, 1866, and received his commission the next day. Fox served in this position until he died in Portland in 1881.
- Edward Fox at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maine