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Benjamin Bourne

Biography of Benjamin Bourne

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Bourne
  • First Name: Benjamin
  • Date of Birth: December , 9 , 1755
  • Place of Birth (POB): Bristol , Rhode Island (US-RI, RI, 44, R.I., R. Isl)
  • Date of Death: September , 17 , 1808
  • Place of Death (POD): Bristol , Rhode Island (US-RI, RI, 44, R.I., R. Isl)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Benjamin Bourne Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Rhode Island
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: George Washington )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/21/1796
  • Judicial Recess Appointment date: 10/13/1796
  • Seat vacated by: Marchant , Henry
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/22/1796
  • Commission Date: 12/22/1796
  • Date of Termination: 02/20/1801
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Appointment to Another Judicial Position

Second Appointment of Benjamin Bourne

  • Court Name: United States Circuit Court for the First Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Circuit Court (1801)
  • Promoted by President: John Adams ( Federalist )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 02/18/1801
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 2 Stat. 89
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 02/20/1801
  • Commission Date: 02/20/1801
  • Date of Termination: 07/01/1802
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Abolition of Court

Benjamin Bourne in the Law School

  • Name of School: Harvard College
  • Law Degree Year: 1775

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Harvard College
  • Degree: Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1778

Third Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law

Benjamin Bourne Career Path

Employment:

  • Deputy, Rhode Island General Assembly, 1780, 1787-1790
  • Clerk, Rhode Island General Assembly, 1780-1786
  • Justice of the peace, Providence, Rhode Island, 1785-1790
  • U.S. representative from Rhode Island, 1790-1796
  • Private practice, Providence and Bristol, Rhode Island, 1801-1808

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