History of the Federal Judiciary

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Hobart, John Sloss
Born May 6, 1738, in Fairfield, CT
Died February 4, 1805, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New York
Nominated by John Adams on April 11, 1798, to a seat vacated by Robert Troup. Confirmed by the Senate on April 12, 1798, and received commission on April 12, 1798. Service terminated on February 4, 1805, due to death.

Yale College, 1757

Professional Career:
Deputy, Provincial Congress of New York, 1775-1777
Justice, Supreme Court of Judicature of New York, 1777-1798
U.S. senator from New York, 1798
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