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John Cadwalader

Biography of John Cadwalader

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Cadwalader
  • First Name: John
  • Date of Birth: April , 1 , 1805
  • Place of Birth (POB): Philadelphia , Pennsylvania (US-PA, PA, 42, Pa., Penn., Penna.)
  • Date of Death: January , 26 , 1879
  • Place of Death (POD): Philadelphia , Pennsylvania (US-PA, PA, 42, Pa., Penn., Penna.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

John Cadwalader Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: James Buchanan ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 04/19/1858
  • Seat vacated by: Kane , John D.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 04/19/1858
  • Committee action: Reported Without Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 04/20/1858
  • Senate voice vote?: No
  • Senate vote Yes/No: 30/Eight
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 04/24/1858
  • Commission Date: 04/24/1858
  • Date of Termination: 01/26/1879
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

John Cadwalader in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Pennsylvania
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1821

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1825

John Cadwalader Career Path


  • Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1825-1855
  • Solicitor, Bank of the United States, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1830
  • Vice provost, Law Academy of Philadelphia, 1833-1853
  • Pennsylvania State Militia captain, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1844
  • U.S. representative from Pennsylvania, 1855-1857


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