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Gabriel Duvall

Biography of Gabriel Duvall

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Duvall
  • First Name: Gabriel
  • Date of Birth: December , 6 , 1752
  • Place of Birth (POB): Prince George's County , Maryland (US-MD, MD, 24, Md.)
  • Date of Death: March , 6 , 1844
  • Place of Death (POD): Prince George's County , Maryland (US-MD, MD, 24, Md.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Gabriel Duvall Court Service Information

  • Court Name: Supreme Court of the United States
  • Court Type: United States Supreme Court (USSC)
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: James Madison ( Jeffersonian Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 11/15/1811
  • Seat vacated by: Chase , Samuel
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 11/18/1811
  • Commission Date: 11/18/1811
  • Date of Termination: 01/12/1835
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

Gabriel Duvall in the Law School

  • Name of School: Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1778

Gabriel Duvall Career Path


  • Clerk, Maryland Council of Safety, 1775-1777
  • Clerk, Maryland House of Delegates, 1777-1781
  • Mustermaster/commissary of stores, 1776
  • Maryland state militia private, battles of Brandywine and Morristown
  • Commissioner to preserve confiscated British property, 1781-1782
  • Member, Maryland Governor's Council, 1782-1785
  • State delegate, Maryland, 1787-1794
  • U.S. representative from Maryland, 1794-1796
  • Chief justice, Maryland General Court, 1796-1802
  • Comptroller, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1802-1811

    Bankruptcy and Magistrate service

    Allotment as Circuit Justice:

  • Fourth Circuit, ca. December 13, 1811-January 12, 1835


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  • Article Name: Gabriel Duvall
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  • Description: Biography of Gabriel Duvall Biographic DetailsFamily Name (Surname): Duvall First Name: Gabriel Date of Birth: December , 6 [...]

This entry was last updated: February 27, 2015

Allotment as Circuit Justice

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