History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Campbell, John Wilson
Born February 23, 1782, in Augusta County, VA
Died September 24, 1833, in Delaware, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Ohio
Nominated by Andrew Jackson on March 6, 1829, to a seat vacated by William Creighton, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on March 7, 1829, and received commission on March 7, 1829. Service terminated on September 24, 1833, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1808

Professional Career:
Private practice, West Union, Ohio, 1808-1826
Prosecutor, Adams County, Ohio, 1809-1817
Justice of the peace, Tiffin Township, Ohio, 1809-1815
State representative, Ohio, 1810, 1815-1817
U.S. representative from Ohio, 1817-1827
Private practice, Brown County, Ohio, 1826-1829
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