In 1857 he removed to Pepin, Wisconsin, and in 1860 received the appointment of circuit judge of the Eighth district.
"But not out of the salary of a circuit judge," Bucks interposed.
It was characteristic of our circuit judge that he should have voiced his curiosity aloud.
It was not until 1869 that a circuit judge was provided for each of the nine circuits.
His father was a man of some note, and for twenty-eight years a circuit judge in Pennsylvania.
The circuit judge appointed was named S——, and in political parlance he was a "scallywag."
He afterwards served as circuit judge and finally as supreme judge of the state.
Some of the heirs and next of kin appealed to the circuit judge, who confirmed the decree of the Surrogate.
He was a circuit judge for one year (1819-20), and subsequently represented Gibson County in the legislature.
The district judge of the district in which a circuit court is held, sits with the circuit judge in holding a circuit court.