History of the Federal Judiciary

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Edwards, Pierpont
Born April 8, 1750, in Northampton, MA
Died April 5, 1826, in Bridgeport, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Nominated by Thomas Jefferson on February 21, 1806, to a seat vacated by Richard Law. Confirmed by the Senate on February 24, 1806, and received commission on February 24, 1806. Service terminated on April 5, 1826, due to death.

College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), 1768

Professional Career:
Private practice, New Haven, Connecticut, 1771- , 1790-1806
Continental Army, Revolutionary War
State representative, Connecticut, 1777, 1784-1785, 1787-1790
Delegate, Continental Congress, 1787-1788
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