History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Tallmadge, Matthias Burnett
Born March 1, 1774, in Stamford, NY
Died October 1, 1819, in Poughkeepsie, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New York
Received a recess appointment from Thomas Jefferson on June 12, 1805, to a seat vacated by John Sloss Hobart; nominated to the same position by Thomas Jefferson on December 20, 1805. Confirmed by the Senate on December 23, 1805, and received commission on January 17, 1806. Service terminated on April 9, 1814, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
Reassigned on April 9, 1814, to a new seat authorized by 3 Stat. 120. Service terminated on July 1, 1819, due to resignation.

Education:
Read law
Yale College, 1795

Professional Career:
Private practice, Herkimer, New York, -1805
State assemblyman, New York
State senator, New York
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