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Charles Magill

Biography of Charles Magill

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Magill
  • First Name: Charles
  • Date of Birth: April , 15 , 1759
  • Place of Birth (POB): County Kerry , Ireland
  • Date of Death: April , 18 , 1827
  • Place of Death (POD): Winchester , Virginia (US-VA, VA, 51, Va., Virg.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Charles Magill Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Circuit Court for the Fourth Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Circuit Court (1801)
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: John Adams ( Federalist )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 02/25/1801
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 2 Stat. 89
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 02/26/1801
  • Commission Date: 03/03/1801
  • Date of Termination: 07/01/1802
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Abolition of Court

Charles Magill in the Law School

  • Name of School: Read law

Charles Magill Career Path


  • Continental Army colonel, Revolutionary War
  • Private practice, Winchester, Virginia, 1785-1789,    &nbsp-1799, 1802-1804
  • Deputy state's attorney, Frederick County, Virginia, 1789-
  • State senator, Virginia, 1799-1800
  • Mayor, Winchester, Virginia, 1805
  • Private practice/planter, Winchester, Virginia, 1806-1827


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  • Article Name: Charles Magill
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  • Description: Biography of Charles Magill Biographic DetailsFamily Name (Surname): Magill First Name: Charles Date of Birth: April , 15 , [...]

This entry was last updated: January 21, 2015

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