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Bland, Theodorick

Born December 6, 1776, in Dinwiddie County, VA
Died November 16, 1846, in Annapolis, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
Received a recess appointment from James Monroe on November 23, 1819, to a seat vacated by James Houston; nominated to the same position by James Monroe on January 3, 1820. Confirmed by the Senate on January 5, 1820, and received commission on January 5, 1820. Service terminated on August 16, 1824, due to resignation.

Professional Career:

Private practice, Danville, Virginia, 1798
Private practice, Kentucky, 1799-1800
Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1800-
State delegate, Maryland, 1809
Secretary, Committee of Public Safety, Baltimore, Maryland, 1812-
Associate judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, Sixth Judicial District, 1812-1817
Member, diplomatic mission to South America, appointed by President Monroe, 1817
Chancellor, State of Maryland, 1824-1846