History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Pendleton, Philip Clayton
Born November 24, 1779, in Berkeley County, VA (now WV)
Died April 3, 1863, in Berkeley County, VA (now WV)

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
Received a recess appointment from John Quincy Adams on May 6, 1825, to a seat vacated by John George Jackson. Service terminated on July 29, 1825, due to resignation.

Dickinson College
College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
Read law, ca. 1800

Professional Career:
Private practice and farming, 1800-1863


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