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John Cochran Nicoll

Biography of John Cochran Nicoll

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Nicoll
  • First Name: John
  • Middle Name: Cochran
  • Date of Birth: October , 7 , 1793
  • Place of Birth (POB): Savannah , Georgia (US-GA, GA, 13, Ga.)
  • Date of Death: November , 16 , 1863
  • Place of Death (POD): Savannah , Georgia (US-GA, GA, 13, Ga.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

John Cochran Nicoll Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Georgia
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Martin Van Buren ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/23/1840
  • Judicial Recess Appointment date: 05/11/1839
  • Seat vacated by: Cuyler , Jeremiah
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/29/1840
  • Committee action: Reported Without Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 02/17/1840
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 02/17/1840
  • Commission Date: 02/17/1840
  • Date of Termination: 08/11/1848
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Reassignment

Second Appointment of John Cochran Nicoll

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Origin: Reassignment
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 9 Stat. 280
  • Commission Date: 08/11/1848
  • Date of Termination: 01/19/1861
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

Third Appointment of John Cochran Nicoll

  • Court Name: U. S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Origin: Reassignment
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 9 Stat. 280
  • Commission Date: 08/11/1848

John Cochran Nicoll in the Law School

  • Name of School: Litchfield (Tapping Reeve) Law School

John Cochran Nicoll Career Path

Employment:

  • Private practice, Savannah, Georgia
  • Recorder, Savannah, Georgia
  • State representative, Georgia
  • Solicitor, Eastern Judicial Circuit, Georgia, 1821-1822
  • Judge, Savannah [Georgia] City Court, 1824-1834, 1835-1838
  • Judge, Superior Court of Georgia, Eastern Judicial Circuit, 1834-1835
  • Mayor, Savannah, Georgia,
  • Confederate district attorney, District of Georgia, 1861-1863

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