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James Mchall Jones

Biography of James McHall Jones

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Jones
  • First Name: James
  • Middle Name: McHall
  • Date of Birth: December , 31 , 1823
  • Place of Birth (POB): Georgetown , Kentucky (US-KY, KY, 21, Ky., Ken., Kent.)
  • Date of Death: December , 15 , 1851
  • Place of Death (POD): San Jose , California (US-CA, CA, 06, CF, Calif., Ca., Cal.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

James McHall Jones Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Millard Fillmore ( Whig )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/23/1850
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 9 Stat. 521
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/23/1850
  • Committee action: Reported Without Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 12/26/1850
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/26/1850
  • Commission Date: 12/26/1850
  • Date of Termination: 12/15/1851
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

James McHall Jones in the Law School

  • Name of School: Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1843

James McHall Jones Career Path


  • Private practice, Plaquemine, Louisiana, 1843-1845, 1846-1848
  • Traveled in Paris and Rome, 1845-1846
  • Private practice, San Jose, California, 1849-1850
  • U.S. attorney for the Southern District of California, 1850


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