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Peleg Sprague

Biography of Peleg Sprague

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Sprague
  • First Name: Peleg
  • Date of Birth: April , 27 , 1793
  • Place of Birth (POB): Duxbury , Massachusetts (US-MA, MA, 25, Mass.)
  • Date of Death: October , 13 , 1880
  • Place of Death (POD): Boston , Massachusetts (US-MA, MA, 25, Mass.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Peleg Sprague Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: John Tyler ( Whig )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 07/15/1841
  • Seat vacated by: Davis , John
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 07/15/1841
  • Committee action: Reported Without Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 07/16/1841
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 07/16/1841
  • Commission Date: 07/16/1841
  • Date of Termination: 03/13/1865
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

Peleg Sprague in the Law School

  • Name of School: Harvard College
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1812

Second Law School Attendance

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

Third Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1815

Peleg Sprague Career Path


  • Private practice, Augusta, Maine, 1815-1817
  • Private practice, Hallowell, Maine, 1817-1821, 1822-1824
  • State representative, Maine, 1821-1822
  • U.S. representative from Maine, 1825-1829
  • U.S. senator from Maine, 1829-1835
  • Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1836-1841, 1865-1880


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