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John White Brockenbrough

Biography of John White Brockenbrough

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Brockenbrough
  • First Name: John
  • Middle Name: White
  • Date of Birth: December , 23 , 1806
  • Place of Birth (POB): Hanover County , Virginia (US-VA, VA, 51, Va., Virg.)
  • Date of Death: February , 20 , 1877
  • Place of Death (POD): Lexington , Virginia (US-VA, VA, 51, Va., Virg.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

John White Brockenbrough Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Western District of Virginia
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: James K. Polk ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/23/1845
  • Seat vacated by: Pennybacker , Isaac S.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/23/1845
  • Committee action: Reported Without Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 01/13/1846
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 01/14/1846
  • Commission Date: 01/14/1846
  • Date of Termination: 05/04/1861
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

John White Brockenbrough in the Law School

  • Name of School: Winchester Law School

John White Brockenbrough Career Path

Employment:

  • Private practice, Hanover County, Virginia, -1834
  • Commonwealth's attorney, Hanover County, Virginia,
  • Private practice, Rockbridge County, Virginia, 1834-
  • Editor, Lexington Valley Star, Rockbridge County, Virginia,
  • Professor of law, Lexington Law School, Lexington, Virginia, 1849-1861
  • Delegate from Virginia, Provisional Confederate Congress, 1861-1862
  • Judge, Confederate District Court, Western District of Virginia, 1862-
  • Professor of law, Washington College Law School, Lexington, Virginia, 1866-1873
  • Private practice, Lexington, Virginia, 1873-1877

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