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.

Education:
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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