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Jesse Lynch Holman

Biography of Jesse Lynch Holman

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Holman
  • First Name: Jesse
  • Middle Name: Lynch
  • Date of Birth: October , 24 , 1784
  • Place of Birth (POB): near Danville , Kentucky (US-KY, KY, 21, Ky., Ken., Kent.)
  • Date of Death: March , 18 , 1842
  • Place of Death (POD): Aurora , Indiana (US-IN, IN, 18, Ind., In.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Jesse Lynch Holman Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Indiana
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Andrew Jackson ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 03/21/1836
  • Judicial Recess Appointment date: 09/16/1835
  • Seat vacated by: Parke , Benjamin
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 03/21/1836
  • Committee action: Reported Without Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 03/29/1836
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/29/1836
  • Commission Date: 03/29/1836
  • Date of Termination: 03/14/1842
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Jesse Lynch Holman in the Law School

  • Name of School: Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1805

Jesse Lynch Holman Career Path


  • Private practice, Pointe William, Kentucky, 1805-1811
  • Private practice, Aurora, Indiana Territory, 1811-1835
  • District attorney, Dearborn County, Indiana Territory, 1811
  • Territorial representative, Indiana Territory, 1814
  • President, Indiana Territorial Council, 1814
  • Judge, Circuit Court of Indiana Territory, 1814-1816; Second Judicial Circuit, 1814-1816; Third Judicial Circuit, 1816
  • Judge, Indiana Supreme Court, 1816-1830
  • Superintendent of schools, Dearborn County, Indiana, 1830-1834
  • Candidate for U.S. Senate from Indiana, 1831


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