History of the Federal Judiciary


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Tait, Charles
Born February 1, 1768, near Hanover, VA
Died October 7, 1835, near Claiborne, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Alabama
Nominated by James Monroe on May 10, 1820, to a new seat authorized by 3 Stat. 564. Confirmed by the Senate on May 13, 1820, and received commission on May 13, 1820. Service terminated on March 10, 1824, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
Reassigned on March 10, 1824, to a new seat authorized by 4 Stat. 9. Service terminated on February 1, 1826, due to resignation.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Reassigned on March 10, 1824, to a new seat authorized by 4 Stat. 9. Service terminated on February 1, 1826, due to resignation.

Education:
Read law, 1795

Professional Career:
Private practice, Lexington, Georgia, 1798-1803
Judge, Superior Court of Georgia, Western Judicial Circuit, 1803-1809
U.S. senator from Georgia, 1809-1819
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