History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Trigg, Connally Findlay
Born March 8, 1810, in Abingdon, VA
Died April 25, 1880, in Sullivan County, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on July 16, 1862, to a seat vacated by West H. Humphreys. Confirmed by the Senate on July 17, 1862, and received commission on July 17, 1862. Service terminated on June 14, 1878, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on July 16, 1862, to a seat vacated by West H. Humphreys. Confirmed by the Senate on July 17, 1862, and received commission on July 17, 1862. Service terminated on April 25, 1880, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on July 16, 1862, to a seat vacated by West H. Humphreys. Confirmed by the Senate on July 17, 1862, and received commission on July 17, 1862. Service terminated on April 25, 1880, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1833

Professional Career:
Private practice, Abingdon, Virginia, -1856
Town councilman, Abingdon, Virginia, 1835-
Clerk, Washington County [Virginia] Court, 1838-1852
Private practice, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1856-1861

 

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