History of the Federal Judiciary


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Baldwin, Henry
Born January 14, 1780, in New Haven, CT
Died April 21, 1844, in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by Andrew Jackson on January 4, 1830, to a seat vacated by Bushrod Washington. Confirmed by the Senate on January 6, 1830, and received commission on January 6, 1830. Service terminated on April 21, 1844, due to death.

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Third Circuit, ca. January 6, 1830-April 21, 1844

Education:
Yale College, B.A, 1797
Read law, 1798

Professional Career:
Deputy attorney general, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1799-1801
Private practice/businessman, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1801-1830
Publisher, The Tree of Liberty (Republican newspaper)
U.S. representative from Pennsylvania, 1817-1822


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