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Federal Impeachment

West H. Humphreys

Humphreys was a federal district court judge from Tennessee. Impeachment charges were brought against him for accepting an office under the Confederacy and his stated disloyalty. The House approved the articles, and the Senate voted for conviction in 1862. In a separate action, the Senate voted to disqualify Humphreys from holding any further public office.

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