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John Archibald Campbell

Biography of John Archibald Campbell

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Campbell
  • First Name: John
  • Middle Name: Archibald
  • Date of Birth: June , 24 , 1811
  • Place of Birth (POB): Washington , Georgia (US-GA, GA, 13, Ga.)
  • Date of Death: March , 12 , 1889
  • Place of Death (POD): Baltimore , Maryland (US-MD, MD, 24, Md.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

John Archibald Campbell Court Service Information

  • Court Name: Supreme Court of the United States
  • Court Type: United States Supreme Court (USSC)
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Franklin Pierce ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 03/21/1853
  • Seat vacated by: McKinley , John
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 03/21/1853
  • Committee action: Reported Without Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 03/23/1853
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/22/1853
  • Commission Date: 03/22/1853
  • Date of Termination: 04/30/1861
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

John Archibald Campbell in the Law School

  • Name of School: Franklin College (now University of Georgia)
  • Law Degree Year: 1825

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1829

John Archibald Campbell Career Path

Employment:

  • Private practice, Washington, Georgia, 1829
  • Private practice, Montgomery, Alabama, 1829-1837
  • Private practice, Mobile, Alabama, 1837-1853
  • State representative, Alabama, 1837, 1843
  • Assistant secretary of war for the draft, Confederate States of America, 1862-1865
  • Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1865-1884

    Bankruptcy and Magistrate service

    Allotment as Circuit Justice:

  • Fifth Circuit, ca. April 11, 1853-April 30, 1861

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