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Fisher, John

Born May 22, 1771, near Lewes, DE
Died April 22, 1823, near Smyrna, DE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
Nominated by James Madison on April 22, 1812, to a seat vacated by Gunning Bedford. Confirmed by the Senate on April 23, 1812, and received commission on April 23, 1812. Service terminated on April 22, 1823, due to death.

Read law, 1791

Professional Career:

Private practice, Dover, Delaware, 1791-1812
Clerk, Delaware General Assembly
Secretary of state, State of Delaware, 1802-    , 1811-