History of the Federal Judiciary


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Skinner, Roger
Born June 1, 1773, in Litchfield, CT
Died August 19, 1825, in Albany, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
Received a recess appointment from James Monroe on November 24, 1819, to a seat vacated by M. B. Tallmadge; nominated to the same position by James Monroe on January 3, 1820. Confirmed by the Senate on January 5, 1820, and received commission on January 5, 1820. Service terminated on August 19, 1825, due to death.

Professional Career:
Private practice, Connecticut
Private practice, Albany, New York
State assemblyman, New York, 1808-1810
District attorney, Fourth Judicial District, New York, 1811
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of New York, 1815-1819
State senator, New York, 1818-1821
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