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Scarburgh, George Parker

Born February 11, 1807, in Accomack County, VA
Died December 21, 1879, in Norfolk, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Court of Claims
Received a recess appointment from Franklin Pierce on May 8, 1855, to a new seat authorized by 10 Stat. 612; nominated to the same position by Franklin Pierce on January 22, 1856. Confirmed by the Senate on February 11, 1856, and received commission on February 11, 1856. Service terminated on April 20, 1861, due to resignation.

Read law with Thomas R. Joynes, 1827

Professional Career:

Private practice, Accomack County, Virginia, 1828-1844
Judge, Virginia Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery, Third Judicial Circuit, 1844-1852
Professor of law, College of William and Mary, 1852-1855
Commissioner, Confederate Court of Claims, 1861-1862
Private practice, Halifax County, Virginia, 1863-1865
Private practice, Norfolk, Virginia, 1865-1877
Judge, Norfolk [Virginia] Corporation Court, 1877-1879