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Davis, John

Born January 25, 1761, in Plymouth, MA
Died January 14, 1847, in Boston, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Nominated by John Adams on February 18, 1801, to a seat vacated by John Lowell. Confirmed by the Senate on February 20, 1801, and received commission on February 20, 1801. Service terminated on July 10, 1841, due to resignation.

Harvard College, 1781
Read law, 1786

Professional Career:

Delegate, Massachusetts convention to ratify the U.S. Constitution, 1788
State representative, Massachusetts
State senator, Massachusetts, 1795
Comptroller, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1795-1796
U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts, 1796-1801