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Elijah Paine

Biography of Elijah Paine

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Paine
  • First Name: Elijah
  • Date of Birth: January , 21 , 1757
  • Place of Birth (POB): Brooklyn , Connecticut (US-CT, CT, 09, Conn., Ct.)
  • Date of Death: April , 28 , 1842
  • Place of Death (POD): Williamstown , Vermont (US-VT, VT, 50, Vt.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Elijah Paine Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Vermont
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: John Adams ( Federalist )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 02/24/1801
  • Seat vacated by: Hitchcock , Samuel
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 02/25/1801
  • Commission Date: 03/03/1801
  • Date of Termination: 04/01/1842
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

Elijah Paine in the Law School

  • Name of School: Harvard College
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1781

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1784

Elijah Paine Career Path


  • Continental Army, 1776-1777
  • Private practice, Windsor, Vermont, 1784-1787
  • State representative, Vermont, 1787-1790
  • Judge of probate court, Randolph District, Vermont, 1788-1791
  • Judge, Vermont Supreme Court, 1791-1795
  • U.S. senator from Vermont, 1795-1801
  • Postmaster, Williamstown, Vermont, 1815-1842


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