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Sewall, David

Born October 7, 1735, in York, ME
Died October 22, 1825, in York, ME

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maine
Nominated by George Washington on September 24, 1789, to a new seat authorized by 1 Stat. 73. Confirmed by the Senate on September 26, 1789, and received commission on September 26, 1789. Service terminated on January 9, 1818, due to resignation.

Harvard College, A.B., 1755
Read law, 1760

Professional Career:

Private practice, York, Maine, 1760-    , 1818-1825
Register of probates, York County, Maine, 1766-
Justice of the peace, Maine, 1767-
Member, York [Maine] Committee of Correspondance
Member, Legislative Council of Massachusetts, 1776-1777
Justice, Superior Court of Massachusetts, 1777-1789 (name changed to Supreme Judicial Court in 1780)
Delegate, Massachusetts constitutional convention, 1779-1780