History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Moore, Alfred
Born May 21, 1755, in New Hanover County, NC
Died October 15, 1810, in Bladen County, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by John Adams on December 4, 1799, to a seat vacated by James Iredell. Confirmed by the Senate on December 10, 1799, and received commission on December 10, 1799. Service terminated on January 26, 1804, due to resignation.

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Southern Circuit, Spring 1800
Sixth Circuit, April 29, 1802-January 26, 1804

Education:
Read law, 1775

Professional Career:
Continental Army officer, First North Carolina Regiment, 1775-1777
North Carolina Militia colonel, 1777-1782
Private practice, Brunswick, North Carolina, 1782-1798
State senator, North Carolina, 1782
Attorney general, State of North Carolina, 1782-1791
Member, North Carolina House of Commons, 1792
Judge, North Carolina Superior Court, 1798

 

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