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James Dunlop

Biography of James Dunlop

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Dunlop
  • First Name: James
  • Date of Birth: March , 28 , 1793
  • Place of Birth (POB): Georgetown , Maryland (US-MD, MD, 24, Md.)
  • Date of Death: May , 6 , 1872
  • Place of Death (POD): Georgetown , District of Columbia (US-DC, DC, 11, D.C., Wash. D.C.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

James Dunlop Court Service Information

  • Court Name: Circuit Court of the District of Columbia
  • Court Type: United States Circuit Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: James K. Polk ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/23/1845
  • Judicial Recess Appointment date: 10/03/1845
  • Seat vacated by: Thruston , Buckner
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/23/1845
  • Committee action: Reported Without Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 01/13/1846
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 02/03/1846
  • Commission Date: 02/03/1846
  • Date of Termination: 11/27/1855
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Appointment to Another Judicial Position

Second Appointment of James Dunlop

  • Court Name: Circuit Court of the District of Columbia USCC, Chief Judge
  • Court Type: United States Circuit Court
  • Promoted by President: Franklin Pierce ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/03/1855
  • Recess Appointment date: 11/27/1855
  • Seat vacated by: Cranch , William
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/07/1855
  • Commission Date: 12/07/1855
  • Date of Termination: 03/03/1863
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Abolition of Court

James Dunlop in the Law School

  • Name of School: College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1811

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law

James Dunlop Career Path

Employment:

  • Private practice, Georgetown, D.C., 1863-1872
  • Secretary, Corporation of Georgetown, D.C., -1838
  • Judge, Criminal Court of the District of Columbia, 1838-1845

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