History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Jackson, John George
Born September 22, 1777, near Buckhannon, VA (now WV)
Died March 28, 1825, in Clarksburg, VA (now WV)

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
Nominated by James Monroe on February 20, 1819, to a new seat authorized by 3 Stat. 478. Confirmed by the Senate on February 24, 1819, and received commission on February 24, 1819. Service terminated on March 28, 1825, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1801

Professional Career:
Surveyor of public lands west of the Ohio River, 1796-1798
State delegate, Virginia, 1798-1801, 1811-1812
Private practice, Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia), 1801-1803, 1817-1819
U.S. representative from Virginia, 1803-1810
Virginia militia brigadier general, 1811-1812
U.S. representative from Virginia, 1813-1817
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