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Laurance, John

Born 1750 near Falmouth, England
Died November 11, 1810, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New York
Nominated by George Washington on May 5, 1794, to a seat vacated by James Duane. Confirmed by the Senate on May 6, 1794, and received commission on May 6, 1794. Service terminated on November 8, 1796, due to resignation.

Read law, 1772

Professional Career:

Private practice, New York City, 1772-1776, 1782-1785, 1800-1810
Continental Army, 1775-1782; judge advocate, 1776-1782
State assemblyman, New York, 1783, 1785
Delegate, Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Confederation Congresses, 1785-1787
State senator, New York, 1788-1790
U.S. representative from New York, 1789-1793
U.S. senator from New York, 1796-1800