History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Harper, Samuel Hadden
Born 1783 in Augusta County, VA
Died July 19, 1837, in Madisonville, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
Nominated by Andrew Jackson on March 6, 1829, to a seat vacated by Thomas B. Robertson. Confirmed by the Senate on March 7, 1829, and received commission on March 7, 1829. Service terminated on July 19, 1837, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by Andrew Jackson on March 6, 1829, to a seat vacated by Thomas B. Robertson. Confirmed by the Senate on March 7, 1829, and received commission on March 7, 1829. Service terminated on July 19, 1837, due to death.

Professional Career:
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1808-1829
U.S. Army, War of 1812
State representative, Louisiana, 1814-
Registrar in land office, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1821-1824
Clerk, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
City councilman, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1825-

 

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