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Bristol, William

Born June 2, 1779, in Hamden, CT
Died March 7, 1836, in New Haven, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
Nominated by John Quincy Adams on May 15, 1826, to a seat vacated by Pierpont Edwards. Confirmed by the Senate on May 22, 1826, and received commission on May 22, 1826. Service terminated on March 7, 1836, due to death.

Yale College, 1798
Read law, 1800

Professional Career:

Private practice, New Haven, Connecticut, 1800-
U.S. attorney for the District of Connecticut, 1812-
State representative, Connecticut, 1817
State senator, Connecticut, 1818-1819
Alderman, New Haven, Connecticut, 1818, 1821, 1826
Judge, Connecticut Superior Court and Supreme Court of Errors, 1819-1826
Mayor, New Haven, Connecticut, 1827