History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Davies, William
Born July 8, 1775, in Savannah, GA
Died April 30, 1829, in Savannah, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Georgia
Nominated by James Monroe on January 11, 1819, to a seat vacated by William Stephens. Confirmed by the Senate on January 11, 1819, and received commission on January 14, 1819. Service terminated on March 9, 1821, due to resignation.

Education:
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Professional Career:
Private practice, Savannah, Georgia, -1798, 1798-1804, 1811-1814, 1821-1822, 1825-1826
State representative, Georgia, 1798, 1807-1808, 1814
State senator, Georgia, 1809-1810, 1824-1825, 1827
Alderman, Savannah, Georgia, 1804-1808, 1809-1811, 1815-1818, 1822-1823
Mayor, Savannah, Georgia, 1807
U.S. attorney for the District of Georgia, -1819
Judge, Superior Court of Georgia, Eastern Judicial Circuit, 1828-1829

 

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