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James Sewall Morsell

Biography of James Sewall Morsell

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Morsell
  • First Name: James
  • Middle Name: Sewall
  • Date of Birth: January , 10 , 1775
  • Place of Birth (POB): Calvert County , Maryland (US-MD, MD, 24, Md.)
  • Date of Death: January , 11 , 1870
  • Place of Death (POD): Prince George's County , Maryland (US-MD, MD, 24, Md.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

James Sewall Morsell Court Service Information

  • Court Name: Circuit Court of the District of Columbia
  • Court Type: United States Circuit Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: James Madison ( Jeffersonian Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/07/1815
  • Seat vacated by: Fitzhugh , Nicholas
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 01/11/1815
  • Commission Date: 01/11/1815
  • Date of Termination: 03/03/1863
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Abolition of Court

James Sewall Morsell Career Path


  • Private practice, Georgetown, D.C., -1815
  • U.S. Army, 1813-1814


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