History of the Federal Judiciary

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Troup, Robert
Born 1757 in Elizabethtown, NJ
Died January 14, 1832, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New York
Nominated by George Washington on December 9, 1796, to a seat vacated by John Laurance. Confirmed by the Senate on December 10, 1796, and received commission on December 10, 1796. Service terminated on April 4, 1798, due to resignation.

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King`s College (now Columbia University), 1774

Professional Career:
Continental Army lieutenant colonel, 1776-1780
Secretary, Board of War, 1778
Secretary, Board of Treasury, 1779-1780
Private practice, Albany, New York, 1782-1783
Private practice, New York City, 1784-1796, 1798-1804
State assemblyman, New York, 1786
Clerk of court, U.S. District Court, District of New York, 1789-1796
Agent for Sir William Pulteney's estates in western New York, 1801-1832
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