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Alfred Conkling

Biography of Alfred Conkling

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Conkling
  • First Name: Alfred
  • Date of Birth: October , 12 , 1789
  • Place of Birth (POB): Amagansett , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Date of Death: February , 5 , 1874
  • Place of Death (POD): Utica , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Alfred Conkling Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Northern District of New York
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: John Quincy Adams ( Jeffersonian Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/13/1825
  • Judicial Recess Appointment date: 08/27/1825
  • Seat vacated by: Skinner , Roger
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/14/1825
  • Commission Date: 12/14/1825
  • Date of Termination: 08/25/1852
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

Alfred Conkling in the Law School

  • Name of School: Union College
  • Law Degree Year: 1810

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1812

Alfred Conkling Career Path


  • Private practice, Johnstown, New York, 1812-1813
  • Private practice, Canajoharie, New York, 1813-1819
  • District attorney, Montgomery County, New York, 1819-1821
  • U.S. representative from New York, 1821-1823
  • Private practice, Albany, New York, 1823-1825
  • Minister to Mexico, U.S. Department of State, 1852-1853
  • Private practice, Omaha, Nebraska, 1853-1861
  • Writer, Rochester and Geneseo, New York, 1861-1872
  • Writer, Utica, New York, 1872-1874


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  • Article Name: Alfred Conkling
  • Author: Kenneth Sullivan
  • Description: Biography of Alfred Conkling Biographic DetailsFamily Name (Surname): Conkling First Name: Alfred Date of Birth: October , [...]

This entry was last updated: July 31, 2015

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