History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Marshall, James Markham
Born March 12, 1764, in Fauquier County, VA
Died April 26, 1848, in Fauquier County, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Circuit Court of the District of Columbia
Nominated by John Adams on February 28, 1801, to a new seat authorized by 2 Stat. 103. Confirmed by the Senate on March 3, 1801, and received commission on March 3, 1801. Service terminated on November 16, 1803, due to resignation.

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Professional Career:
Continental Army captain, 1st Virginia Regiment, 1779
Private practice, Fayette County, Kentucky, 1788-
Private practice, Alexandria, D.C., -1801
Private practice, Winchester, Virginia, 1803-1848
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