History of the Federal Judiciary


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Bronson, Isaac Hopkins
Born October 16, 1802, in Waterbury, CT
Died August 13, 1855, in Palatka, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Florida
Nominated by James K. Polk on May 5, 1846, to a new seat authorized by 5 Stat. 788. Confirmed by the Senate on August 8, 1846, and received commission on August 8, 1846. Service terminated on February 23, 1847, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Reassigned on February 23, 1847, to a new seat authorized by 9 Stat. 131. Service terminated on August 13, 1855, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1822

Professional Career:
Private practice, Watertown, New York, 1822-1837
U.S. representative from New York, 1837-1839
Judge, Fifth Judicial District of New York, 1839-1840
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Florida Territory, 1840-1845

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