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Isaac Newton Blackford

Biography of Isaac Newton Blackford

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Blackford
  • First Name: Isaac
  • Middle Name: Newton
  • Date of Birth: November , 6 , 1786
  • Place of Birth (POB): Bound Brook , New Jersey (US-NJ, NJ, 34, N.J.)
  • Date of Death: December , 31 , 1859
  • Place of Death (POD): Washington , District of Columbia (US-DC, DC, 11, D.C., Wash. D.C.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Isaac Newton Blackford Court Service Information

  • Court Name: Court of Claims
  • Court Type: Court of Claims
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Franklin Pierce ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 03/03/1855
  • Seat vacated by: , 10 Stat. 612
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 03/03/1855
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 03/03/1855
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/03/1855
  • Commission Date: 03/03/1855
  • Date of Termination: 12/31/1859
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Isaac Newton Blackford in the Law School

  • Name of School: College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
  • Law Degree Year: 1806

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law with Col. George McDonald, Somerville, New Jersey
  • Law Degree Year: 1810

Third Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law with Judge Gabriel Ford, Morristown, New Jersey
  • Law Degree Year: 1810

Isaac Newton Blackford Career Path


  • Private practice, Indiana Territory, 1812-1813
  • First clerk and recorder, Washington County, Indiana Territory, 1813
  • Clerk, Indiana Territorial Legislature, 1813
  • Judge, Circuit Court of Indiana Territory, First Judicial Circuit, 1814-1815
  • State representative and speaker of the house, Indiana, 1817
  • Judge, Indiana Supreme Court, 1817-1853
  • Private practice, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1853-1855
  • Bankruptcy and Magistrate service

    Presiding Judge, Court of Claims, 1858-1859


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