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James Duane

Biography of James Duane

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Duane
  • First Name: James
  • Date of Birth: February , 6 , 1733
  • Place of Birth (POB): New York , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Date of Death: February , 1 , 1797
  • Place of Death (POD): Schenectady , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

James Duane Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of New York
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: George Washington
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 09/25/1789
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 1 Stat. 73
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 09/25/1789
  • Commission Date: 09/26/1789
  • Date of Termination: 03/17/1794
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

James Duane in the Law School

  • Name of School: Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1754

James Duane Career Path


  • Private practice, New York City, 1754-1762, -1774, 1775
  • Clerk, Chancery Court of New York City, 1762
  • Attorney general, Colony of New York, 1767
  • Indian commissioner, Colony of New York, 1774
  • Delegate, Continental Congress, 1776-1783
  • Member, Provincial Congress, New York, 1776-1777
  • Mayor, New York City, 1784-1789
  • State senator, New York, 1782-1785, 1788-1790


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  • Article Name: James Duane
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  • Description: Biography of James Duane Biographic DetailsFamily Name (Surname): Duane First Name: James Date of Birth: February , 6 , [...]

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