History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Tucker, St. George
Born July 10, 1752, in Port Royal, Bermuda
Died October 10, 1827, near Warminster, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Virginia
Nominated by James Madison on January 18, 1813, to a seat vacated by John Tyler. Confirmed by the Senate on January 19, 1813, and received commission on January 19, 1813. Service terminated on February 4, 1819, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Reassigned on February 4, 1819, to a new seat authorized by 3 Stat. 478. Service terminated on June 30, 1825, due to resignation.

Education:
College of William and Mary, 1772

Professional Career:
Private practice, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1772-1776, 1811-1813
Continental Army lieutenant colonel, 1776-1781
Member, Virginia Council of State
Private practice, Virginia, 1781-1788
Commonwealth attorney, Chesterfield County, Virginia, 1783-1786
Delegate, Annapolis Convention, 1786
Judge, General Court of Virginia, 1788-1803
Professor of law, College of William and Mary, 1800-1804
Judge, Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, 1803-1811
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