History of the Federal Judiciary


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Williams, Archibald
Born June 10, 1801, in Montgomery County, KY
Died September 21, 1863, in Quincy, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on March 8, 1861, to a new seat authorized by 12 Stat. 126. Confirmed by the Senate on March 12, 1861, and received commission on March 12, 1861. Service terminated on September 21, 1863, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1828

Professional Career:
Private practice, Quincy, Illinois, 1829-
U.S. attorney for the District of Illinois, 1849-1853
State representative, Illinois
State senator, Illinois
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