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John Gayle

Biography of John Gayle

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Gayle
  • First Name: John
  • Date of Birth: September , 11 , 1792
  • Place of Birth (POB): Sumter County , South Carolina (US-SC, SC, 45, S.C., S. Car.)
  • Date of Death: July , 21 , 1859
  • Place of Death (POD): Jacksonville , Alabama (US-AL, AL, Ala.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

John Gayle Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Zachary Taylor ( Whig )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 03/12/1849
  • Seat vacated by: Crawford , William
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 03/12/1849
  • Committee action: Reported Without Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 03/13/1849
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/13/1849
  • Commission Date: 03/13/1849
  • Date of Termination: 07/21/1859
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Second Appointment of John Gayle

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Promoted by President: Zachary Taylor ( Whig )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 03/12/1849
  • Seat vacated by: Crawford , William
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 03/12/1849
  • Committee action: Reported Without Recommendation
  • Committee action: 03/13/1849
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/13/1849
  • Commission Date: 03/13/1849
  • Date of Termination: 07/21/1859
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Third Appointment of John Gayle

  • Court Name: U. S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Promoted by President: Zachary Taylor ( Whig )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 03/12/1849
  • Seat vacated by: Crawford , William
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 03/12/1849
  • Committee action: Reported Without Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 03/13/1849
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/13/1849
  • Commission Date: 03/13/1849

John Gayle in the Law School

  • Name of School: South Carolina College (now University of South Carolina)
  • Law Degree Year: 1813

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1818

John Gayle Career Path

Employment:

  • Private practice, St. Stephens, Alabama, 1818-
  • Member, Legislative Council, Alabama Territory, 1818-1819
  • Solicitor, First Judicial Circuit, Alabama, 1819-1821
  • State representative, Alabama, 1822-1823, 1829-1830
  • Judge, Alabama Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit, 1823-1825
  • Private practice, Greene County, Alabama, 1826-1828
  • Judge, Supreme Court of Alabama, 1828-1829
  • Governor, Alabama, 1831-1835
  • Private practice, Mobile, Alabama, 1835-1846
  • U.S. representative from Alabama, 1847-1849

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